And what is one to an0swer the messengers of the nation? That HaShem founded Tziyon, and there the poor of his people will find refuge.
The One True King desires to be in relationship with Man. The great among us can blind themselves to their need for that relationship, after all they already have everything they need. It is easier for the poor among us to see and feel their lack and reach out to someone for help. In that sorrow can come the insight that leads to the truest form of wealth.