The Condescender-in-Chief

    Two years into the Obama presidency, and this kind of thing really shouldn’t be a surprise. Obama told the several dozen donors that he was offering them his “view from the Oval Office.” He faulted the economic downturn for Americans’ inability to “think clearly” and said the burden is on Democrats “to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling.” The President believes | Read More »

    The Condescender-in-Chief

    Two years into the Obama presidency, and this kind of thing really shouldn’t be a surprise. Obama told the several dozen donors that he was offering them his “view from the Oval Office.” He faulted the economic downturn for Americans’ inability to “think clearly” and said the burden is on Democrats “to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling.” The President believes | Read More »

    “Why are Liberals so condescending?”

    Run, do not walk, to your computer (oh, right, you’re already there)… and read this article.  It is brilliant.  It captures the essence of leftist attitudes perfectly.   The author, Gerard Alexander (associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia) describes “four major narratives” that leftists (no, I won’t use “liberal”, just as I steadfastly refuse to use “progressives” – both terms are simply euphemisms for | Read More »