Cue the world's smallest violin, etc. Since I do not live in a cave, I have some idea of where power and influence reside in our society. So I understand why articles like this appear above the fold on the front page of our Paper of Record. The editorial staff recognizes the need to pander to the same cohort that reads the Escapes section each Friday and salivates over purple prose describing hot-stone massages at exclusive resorts in Scottsdale and private dirigible rides over Richard Branson's private Carribean island. But I doubt any actual human being has much sympathy.
Really, it would be too cruel to increase marginal tax rates now, when John McAfee is down to his last $4 million.