You would be right if the world were not governed by ideas.
Brexit is ANTI-economic. Less than six months later it has become so chaotic in Great Britain that the idea of Brexit is becoming a bomb, and it is anti-economic for Great Britain. It will bring havoc if it goes through.
Trump, the billionaire, was not elected because he was a billionaire but because he manipulated ideas and superficial stances that attracted those who have absolutely no say in the financial, economic, educational and cultural field.
The level of education has become the real divide in our modern advanced societies. Not the money you have. Our societies are still governed by the number of ballots in elections.