Putting gender-based issues aside, Eichner wonders whether such other-regarding behavior remains conceivable in the current climate of self-interest above all else. I'm not sure of the answer, but I can easily picture in my mind a political cartoon, in which a ship named "The Economy," is sinking after striking an iceberg labelled "Financial Markets." As the passengers scramble and panic, Republican politicians dressed as crewmen run among them yelling, "Women and children back. Job-creators first!"
Something like this (only less amateurish):