Isn't it remarkable that this most striking trend is barely reported? It would have been in any other country that had a functioning news media.
It isn't hyperbole to talk about a Reagan Revolution. Beginning with him, the Republican Party has used either majority or filibuster power to systematically transfer wealth from the middle class to not really 3,000,000 but more like about 10,000 Americans.
That is surely a policy triumph, but it's nothing compared to the public relations triumph: no one even knows it happened. And even those who do can't imagine to what degree.