Angry Rednecks willl vote by the Millions Against Obama
- The discrepancy between the edu-snobs and the rest of us has grown so large that in some cases Ivy League graduates find themselves unable to make polite chitchat with their plumbers. William Deresiewicz writes, "
because these schools tend to cultivate liberal attitudes, they leave their students in the paradoxical position of wanting to advocate on behalf of the working class while being unable to hold a simple conversation with anyone in it." He further adds, "
an elite education inculcates a false sense of self-worth.
There is nothing wrong with taking pride in one's intellect or knowledge. There is something wrong with the smugness and self-congratulation that elite schools connive.