October 31, 2020

Government of The Elites, By The Elites and For The Elites

In the short span of a century and a half, the US went from a government famously described by Abraham Lincoln as “of the people, by the people, for the people” to one “of the Elites, by the Elites, for the Elites.” Albert J. Nock referenced Lincoln’s phrase as “probably the most effective single stroke of propaganda ever made […]

Conservative Elites Dislike 2012 GOP Presidential Field

AmSpecBlog By W. James Antle, III on 8.23.11 @ 1:09PM Yesterday I wrote about the longing for a Republican presidential candidate who could unite all factions of the conservative movement. But there is just as much truth to this Politico story: conservative elites — movement leaders, journalists, policy wonks, newspaper columnists — are pining for […]

Why the Left Elites Are Criticizing Obama

I usually find that Eleanor Clift’s columns are either predictably boring or infuriatingly ignorant.  Her latest Why No Democrat Will Challenge Obama was actually fairly interesting, although perhaps not in a way the writer intended.  First came the admission that although Obama is in deep political trouble he isn’t likely to be challenged.  Anyone contemplating […]