$250K is only a downpayment on a combine. Some of us write checks $500k for ONE piece of equipment. And why you ask was corn over $8 bushel very recently -- if you're a John Deere stockholder you already know the answer to that question.
Onion, Obama agrees that 250,000k income should not be considered rich. Thats why he calls for the marginal rate only above 250k to be adusted back to what it was before bush brought in stupid republican malfeasance.