7 out of the 10 richest counties are in the Washington D.C. area. Everyone, including the rich, suck the teat of the capital. Both Maryland and Virginia are competing to see how much government money they can get by stealing from the rest of the country. It pays good to be near the government. Progressives rail about rich people all day, and they still want to give government more money and more power, which only makes the rich richer.