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What it means to be an “elitist”

October 4, 2010 | By | Reply More
What it means to be an “elitist”

According to Jacob Weisberg at Slate.com, elitism “is in the eye of the beholder.”

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Jon Stewart discusses Sarah Palin’s new clothes

October 24, 2008 | By | Reply More
Jon Stewart discusses Sarah Palin’s new clothes

Jon Stewart discusses Sarah Palin’s new clothes here:

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Who are the Congressional elite?

February 22, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Who are the Congressional elite?

According to this article in Harpers, the Congressional elite include most of the members of Congress.   Consider this, for example: Since 2005, at just ten of D.C.’s priciest restaurants, House membvers have spent more than $5.4 million of political funds. The title to the article is “Beltway bacchanal: Congress lives high on the contributor’s dime.”  […]

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Bill Maher: Time to embrace elitism

April 15, 2007 | By | 2 Replies More
Bill Maher: Time to embrace elitism

Maher says it well:  Say it loud: I’m elite and proud! The right-wing crusade to demonize elites has paid off. Now the country’s run by incompetents who make mediocrity a job requirement and recruit from Pat Robertson’s law school. New rule: Now that liberals have taken back the word liberal, they also have to take […]

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