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Just How Elitist Are You? Murray's 'How Thick Is Your Bubble' Quiz

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Jared Bernstein

This being Murray, cultural gaps loom large as well. His hypothesis is that elites and others are growing ever farther apart along cultural dimensions, and the book even has a test so you can see how out of touch you are. Here it is with my answers.

The Elitist Tipping Point

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

John McCain can't remember how many houses he has, and immediately he's hit by some with the charge of being an elitist. And so, this is our public conundrum: what exactly is the elitist tipping point?

The Exotic Candidate Is The One With Eight Houses

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The barbecue media script for this election has crow-barred Sen. Obama into the incongruous frame of the exotic effete elitist, irrespective of the fact that, on all counts, he's absolutely none of those things.

How To Blow A Lead In The Second Half

Bill Folman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Folman

A historic victory is Obama's grasp so long as he remembers the football team who entered the second half 17 points ahead and doesn't throw out the brilliant strategy that got him this far.

Karl Rove's Big Lie

Nina Darnton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nina Darnton

In Communist Poland, even when the government told the truth, the public had been conditioned not to believe anything it said. If the Republican propaganda machine isn't careful, it risks the same fate.

Rove: Obama Is The Jerk At The Country Club

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' Christianne Klein reports that at a breakfast with Republican insiders at the Capitol Hill Club this morning, former White House senior aid...

Class Insults Unite: "Wearing A Flag Pin And Showing His Crack"

Joan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Williams

Obama's doing a great job keeping the focus on the economy. Let's not blow it on the cultural front.

Jason Linkins

MSNBC Anchor Helpfully Defines 'Elitism' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Media personalities say the darnedest things sometimes! Like MSNBC's Contessa Brewer, who helpfully defined elitism this afternoon as basically A). b...

Obama Press Conference: On Bowling, Jello Molds And Threadbare Suits

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elitist? Not so, says Barack Obama, who laughs off the idea that he is the wine-and-cheese candidate by mocking the media coverage of himself relative...

Defining Obama

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

Obama is being described as unelectable, as incapable of connecting with working class voters, and as someone who might be uncomfortable with patriotism. Obama is being defined by others. It's time for him to do the defining.