When Did Democrats Become the Party of Elites?

The Democrats are a case study in how the two-party-system have become the tools of the 1 percent. Both parties adapt and reinvent themselves to stay in power. And never are they servants of the 99 percenters but of those who fund them: big business and the wealthy:

How did it come to pass that of the two political parties, the Democrats — who have long fought for the underdog, civil rights, consumer protections, universal healthcare, the minimum wage and for unions against powerful interests that try to crush them — have now been branded in large swaths of the country as the party of the establishment and the elites?

What's on your mind...