There are three major problems with trickle-down economics. First, trickles are far too slow and inadequate. Nobody wants a poxy trickle of wealth filtering through to them in the cheap seats down below, drop by fecking drop. Sod that. "Thanks for that trickle!" are the words they will never cry. A waterfall would be more acceptable. 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.