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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Problem With Elites

Interesting piece and largely accurate.

But what Lind describes is not "elite" opinion so much as neo-conservative and center-right wealthy CW.

"Elite" opinion can - and should - include people like Paul Krugman and Joe Stiglitz who have been remarkably prescient.

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