There are three major problems with trickle-down economics. First, the fact that nobody wants a poxy trickle of wealth filtering through to them in the cheap seats down below. A trickle? Not acceptable. "Thanks for that trickle!" are the words they will never cry. Luckily, there is a better and faster way to Get Rich Quick.
The world looks like a rational place, everything functioning according to immutable universal principles, economies growing and people thriving as they experience lives of increasing abundance…until you bring in the twin notions of Justice and Equality. That’s where it all begins to unravel.