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This problem in the US was discussed in Hofstadter's "Anti-intllectualism in American life" back in the 60s. Since then the Republicans have used the "elitism" theme to attack liberals in general - while giving massive funding to right-wing think tanks (see Krugman's "The Conscience of a Liberal")

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner - that I moved to Nice.
by Ted Welch (tedwelch-at-mac-dot-com) on Wed Nov 12th, 2008 at 01:06:53 PM EST
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