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Title: Why America’s Ruling Class Is So Incompetent
Source: the federalist
URL Source: https://thefederalist.com/2022/01/0 ... uling-class-is-so-incompetent/
Published: Jan 7, 2022
Author: NATHANAEL BLAKE
Post Date: 2022-01-07 22:35:48 by tankumo
Keywords: None
Views: 262
Comments: 6

Elites are inevitable; their legitimacy and continuity is not. Ours lack the virtue and wisdom needed for good governance and leadership.

Our national elite is united enough to have the vices of a ruling class, but not the virtues. In particular, they are cohesive enough to be perceived as oppressive by much of the populace, but they are rarely gracious and conciliatory when needed. They know how to make enemies, but not friends.

Culturally and ideologically, America’s elites have consolidated into a regime, with Big Tech, the legacy media, academia, Big Business, the entertainment industry, and, of course, the leaders of the Democratic Party, all singing from the same hymnal, even if they sometimes squabble over the key. But many citizens refuse to join in.

Our Elites Have Nothing to Appeal to But Themselves The American ruling class thus faces an ancient problem: how do political, cultural, and economic winners convince everyone else to accept the system; how do elites secure the consent of non-elites? Members of our ruling class cannot appeal to religion or immemorial custom to justify their place. Indeed, they cannot appeal to much of anything beyond their own supposed merits, both personal (they earned their place) and as a class (they believe themselves to be wise and leading us well).

But the superlative merits of our ruling class are less obvious to the rest of us. Thus, hardly a day goes by without The ..........

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#2. To: tankumo (#0)

These Effete Elite PlutocRATZ are incompetent because of their self-serving Marxist groupthink. RATZ and RINOZ also believe they can destroy America so they can use their authoritative power to subjugate and enslave WeThePeople...all RATZ are evil anti-American, anti+Liberty, and an existential threat to all that is Good and Pure. Shakespeare famously said, "First, kill all the lawyers...". Well, just make sure we get each and every Effete Elite PlutocRAT while we carry out the Bardz sage advice.

Sincerely...MUD

BTW...no assassinations please...we will convict DemRATZ for Sedition and Treason and take out these lowlife Scumbagz with legally- formed firing squads. WeThePeople must remain sticklers for Law and Order.

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R vs. D is an illusion. More to the point would be NWO/Globalists vs. Patriots/American Firsters. Or as you put it, RATZ & RINOZ vs. WeThePeople.

The RINOZ must not be given a pass. They work together to bring about the destruction of our nation. The RATZ are right up front; the RINOZ pretend to be polite...you know, the Trump's mean tweets crowd. Pearl Clutchers & the "grown-ups in the room."

So laughable! They think we're stupid. We see right through them.

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