CNN host Fareed Zakaria explained how President Donald Trump rose to power on "New Day" Monday morning. "The election of Donald Trump is really a kind of class rebellion against people like us, educated professionals who live in cities, who have cosmopolitan views about things," Zakaria said. "There´s a part of America that is sick and tired of being told what to do by this overeducated population that Hillary Clinton perfectly represented. That´s why they´re sticking with him," he continued. Zakaria also blamed racism and diversity on Trump´s rise. "He knew that the election of a black president had stirred a kind of ugly
I was traveling on business recently and was eating breakfast one morning. They often have morning television news on while you are eating.
I was exposed to about 10 minutes of Fareed Zakaria and got to thinking that the crap he was spouting was really viewed by many as respectable opinion and journalism.
Just because one has university-gained knowledge does not make one a purveyor of TRUTH. So much of what the man says is absolute propaganda and hogwash!
It gets even worse when there are no opposing views represented and the entire presentation is not based upon FACT, so the gist of it is that people who watch this are not being enlightened, but are brainwashed into a collective that is nothing more than indoctrination.
Why not celebrate the rights of the individual against government or a collective group of radicals "like us" who are counter to what makes our country great and stand apart from the socialists who TELL OTHERS they have to be "like this" or be excoriated?
Fareed’s idea of his “class” doesn’t seem to mention his continued problems with plagiarism.
As for religion, his father was an “Islamic theologist”, a person who explains and defends Islam. Fareed Zakaria is "a self-described secular and non-practicing Muslim. He added: ´My views on faith are complicated — somewhere between deism and agnosticism. I am completely secular in my outlook.´.
He is also in insufferable sophist who is obviously the center of the world as he knows it.
Poor Fareed. "Your people" (liberal elites) have been assaulting American culture for decades. You walk around with your snooty noses in the air pontificating on the "failures" of an America that has provided so much for so many and STILL draws people here for the opportunities that they can get in no other place on earth.
Then, you inflict on us your solutions that don´t work and cost enormous amounts of money. All your education has produced only arrogance, not wisdom. When your toys lie in rubble, you walk away without a smidgen of blame and start all over blaming, inflicting, and failing.
So yes, there is a rebellion against your arrogance and stupidity. We are attempting to preserve one of, if not THE best nations and cultures that have existed on the earth; one you are too foolish to recognize or appreciate. If we have to bulldoze over "your people" to maintain it, so be it.
Wrong on all points, Fareed, except for the one where real Americans are fed up with people like you. I guess that makes yours a perfect face for CNN. Not racist, unless you are talking about whites, not condescending unless you are talking about people who have not sat in classrooms for a couple of decades and not judgmental as long as you are among muslims and dark-skinned folks. I think I understand. Yes, we prefer Trump to Obama, not because of your measurements but because he is a real man and an American.
´Educated´ to the East Coast cool set doesn´t mean what it means to the rest of us troglodytes. To them it means a degree from an Ivy League school, preferably Harvard or Yale. They are the only ones worthy of being called ´educated´, and they strongly resent those of us who don´t have the intelligence to acquiesce to our betters. In my view, they have a degree, but hardly an education. They live in a circular world where the job of each is to tell the person to their left in the circle how fabulous they are. They daily breath the prayer of the Pharisee, thanking their god (which is usually themselves) that they are not like that [re]publican over there.
Trump embodies the patriotism that had been scoffed at by those elites, living mainly in the major cities, for decades. Those that consider themselves citizens of the world and have bought into Soros vision of secular globalism are rightly terrified.
"A real sense of cultural alienation, older, white, noncollege education Americans have, (1)a sense that their country is changing because of immigrants. (2)Because maybe blacks are rising up to a central place in society, (3)because gays being afforded equal rights. (4)Because of, frankly, working women. Everybody is muscling in on the territory that the white working man had,"
(1)Not immigrants, criminal alien invaders. We love immigrants, most of us are related to immigrants...the ones who followed the rules and obeyed all the laws and worked to support their families.
(2)There are far more black racists than middle class white ones, we know and like hard working blacks..and resent the ones who think the are entitled to a work-free job, a college education without studying, a nice house and a great car without making payments...all provided by our tax dollars.
(3)Gays do not want, and are not "afforded" equal rights--they want superior rights, they want the ability to bankrupt anyone who doesn´t--(not accept, but) applaud their lifestyle choices as better than what nature developed for the future of the species.
(4)We realize that most of the time, a family cannot exist on only the father´s take-home pay. LIEberal tax-and-spend policies demand a second income...and more taxes...making it financially impossible to raise children with a stay-at-home mother. Also, LIEberal policies encourage the dissolution of families, making the father obsolete, by generous welfare policies that cause people to either a)never marry or b)an easy-to-obtain divorce.
And the point not mentioned...the Ivy League, coastal elites have worked long and hard to remove our religious foundations, mocking faith, attempting to exile the Ten Commandments from the public consciousness, promoting laws that require religious people--and church entities--to act against their faith, trying to remove all morality by any means available.
"There´s a part of America that is sick and tired of being told what to do..."
Free people do not like to be insulted and given orders. They do not accept that you are their "betters", as you fancy yourselves to be. They want you to shut up and go to hell, and if you do not change your behavior toward them, them will shut you up and send you on your way there.
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