If people worked hard all their lives they should enjoy the rewards, rather than give it to a government who is wasting trillions of dollars, never created any wealth whatsoever, and who can't even balance a budget.
It is no more right that political leaders attack the rich than they should attack the poor. BHO is pitting one class against another, and that is clear.
The United States at one time had a huge middle class, and it is shrinking. But that is due to government spending and taxation policies rather than "fat cat" "rich" people getting an unfair share.