Thursday, February 5, 2009

The cultural divide

In Commentary Yuval Levin reflects on the what the reactions to Sarah Palin show us about American.
The answer has much to do with the age-old tension between populism and elitism in our public life, which is to say, between the notion that we are best governed by the views, needs, and interests of the many and the conviction that power can only be managed wisely by a select few.
The whole piece is worth reading.

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