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Why liberal elites are so
resentful of middle America

New York Post, by Salena Zito

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/12/2017 1:13:18 AM

This week we saw a few perfect examples of why liberal coastal elites are so resentful of middle America: It’s because the supposed rubes and rednecks aren’t more resentful of the elites — or, more specifically, the elites’ “success.” They don’t aspire to be like their self-appointed betters. Some Americans just don’t need much; they don’t think there’s anything wrong with wanting to have a 1,500-square-foot house, watch football and go to church on Sunday. They don’t want to leave their hometowns to come to Silicon Valley or Washington, DC, or Manhattan. They place great value on community and living

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ratslayer, 1/12/2017 2:05:19 AM     (No. 11105403)

A good sandwich wold kill the elites. They never had fried Spam, slice of onion, Dukes Mayo on Wonderbread. Washed down with a PBR.


Reply 2 - Posted by: 4justice, 1/12/2017 3:28:57 AM     (No. 11105434)

Sorry, I couldn´t eat that sandwich either... eww


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 1/12/2017 5:45:21 AM     (No. 11105469)

That´s what we had as kids too..

We didn´t have much money..


Reply 4 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 1/12/2017 6:29:48 AM     (No. 11105501)

Did you know that liberal elites never go to the bathroom? It´s too mundane and common a thing to do.

That´s why they are so full of it.


Reply 5 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 1/12/2017 6:58:23 AM     (No. 11105520)

Hollywood is dead. Someone should tell them.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 1/12/2017 7:58:48 AM     (No. 11105592)

What the elites know for sure to be right is wrong and this is a big problem for them.


Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/12/2017 8:48:59 AM     (No. 11105692)

By the way, middle Americans are not less ambitious. Please expunge this thought and do not make this reference again.


   

 

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hotcorner, 1/12/2017 8:50:19 AM     (No. 11105693)

If they really looked, liberal elites would find that Middle America is genuine, smart and has thought through many of life´s challenges. Middle America gets bombarded with how the liberal elites live, and see the sadness, the fake joy, the drugs, and violence in them. Liberal elites are jealous of the calmness and love in Middle America. Liberal elites, their views, movies have been rejected by Middle America. It had to happen.


Reply 9 - Posted by: AltaD, 1/12/2017 9:01:23 AM     (No. 11105706)

This is a good article but the answer could be summed up in a tweet. So called elites hate Middle America because we´re happy, without them.


Reply 10 - Posted by: FLCracker, 1/12/2017 9:14:36 AM     (No. 11105728)

No one seemed to have noticed that Meryl Streep (born New Jersey), in effect, said that the U.S. has no home-grown "artistic" talent.

She said that if all the foreigners left Hollywood, the only entertainment media left in the country would be NFL and mixed martial arts.

So where would that leave Miss New Jersey? Would she be doing half-time shows or kicking people in the face?


Reply 11 - Posted by: Linda in Seattle, 1/12/2017 9:35:03 AM     (No. 11105760)

It´s all about priorities and the liberal elites can´t stand the idea that other people don´t have their priorities.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Annalucia, 1/12/2017 10:49:35 AM     (No. 11105881)

AltaD nailed it.

We don´t care, and it drives them crazy.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Gillyo, 1/12/2017 11:14:57 AM     (No. 11105925)

The Bay Area elites are a special breed of stupid. They pay $3,000 a month for a tiny apartment, drink a $15 cup of coffee with their $4 toast, buy $20 socks at REI and $6 a lb apple´s at Whole Foods, and they think we´re the stupid ones?



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