It’s no secret that the Romney campaign has attempted to paint Obama as the socialist candidate bent on redistributing wealth to the poor. But is there any truth behind this claim? Forbes has recently published a list of the wealthiest people in the United States which provides a snapshot of the gross inequality in American society. ‘The gap between the very rich and the merely rich increased and helped drive up the average net worth of the Forbes 400 members to an all time record’, said Forbes Senior Wealth Editor Luisa Kroll. Continued reading here.