They already are. Where do you think international communism gets its funding but from the wealthiest people on the planet? And they are NOT doing it for ideological reasons.
Socialism consolidates the power of a government guaranteed to be in debt. The bondholders call the shots, whether for regulatory favors or favorable taxation. This whole 'tax the rich' scam is actually aimed at their competition: what's left of the the upper middle class. The wealthy have tax exempt foundations with which they fund their racketeering in the name of "charity."
Meet the New Boss, same as the Old Ba'al
Same old shyte...
... Kinder and Gentler toilet.