Mitt Romney started off this campaign cycle as a noblesse oblige candidate.
What if charity—giving out of love or noblesse oblige or religious commitment—doesn't go far enough?
In an update of Nancy Mitford's 'noblesse oblige', The Telegraph has this handy guide, entitled, “What type of RP do you speak?”
The belief that the wealthy and privileged are obliged to help those less fortunate. From French, meaning “nobility obligates.”