June 23, 2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Hillary Clinton’s Wealth Versus Kindergarten Teachers’ Salaries

During her stump speech, Hillary Clinton likes to use this line to sound like a populist:

“While many of you are working multiple jobs to make ends meet, you see the top 25 hedge fund managers making more than all of America’s kindergarten teachers combined.”

However, Clinton’s wealth, and especially her speaking fees, as reported on her 2015 financial disclosure, is significantly higher than the average kindergarten teacher’s salary:

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