The poor's sense of class superiority over the rich is getting out of hand.
At a Senate Budget Committee hearing last week, Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd, who was named after a bridge in West Virginia, viciously attacked Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill for having made a success of himself. Claiming to speak for worthless layabouts, Byrd snippily informed O'Neill: "They're not CEOs of multibillion-dollar corporations.... In time of need, they come to us, the people come to us."
Evidently what the people-in-need are asking for is a lot of federal projects named after Sen. Byrd.
Some items funded by taxpayers-but still somehow named after …