People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages. They come … to define themselves inherently worthy of what they possess; they come to believe themselves ‘naturally elite’ … imagine their possessions and their privileges as natural extensions of their own elite status. (Emphasis added.)
C. Wright Mills, in The Power Elite
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You don’t have to be a genius to figure out that we face today “a Pharisee problem.” Indeed you have to be either dumb as a doorknob, terminally dishonest or transfigured to the state of being Mills describes to miss our present trouble.
The trouble? There are the self-acclaiming “elites” and the rest of us – the Hillarian “deployable.” On the one side: the Washington establishment, the politicians who take permanent root in D.C., the federal bureaucrats, the lobbyists, liberal think-tankers, the press, the media, the entertainment celebrities, and perpetually confused university eggheads (master of small things and the obvious), Democrats devoted exclusively to politics and retaining power, and dictating to others, and – of course – the “royal” judiciary. Pharisees, all!!!
This, Friends, is the essence of Trump and the commoners vs. the self-designated “elites.”
Yes, without Trump we live with the elite mantra: “all pigs are equal, some pigs are more equal than others.” This is why the entrenched “Pelosies,” and Schumers, and media- types raise bloody hell when they find their privileged status is exposed, that they all comprise one entangled privileged class that shares debate questions, and reports only what “their team” desires – and the devil with the common person and national interest.
No, it is only the privilege of the “special people” that matters to the “special people.” This is how the VA fails to care for it patients, jobs are exported willy-nilly, the middle class is forgotten, and offense is taken when citizens dare to repudiate the arrogrance of the elites.
For the common man and woman – being an American matters, having a faith matters. Being “special” does not.
The Curse of the Pharisees – conjures up: housecleaning, term limits, and rejection of those so used to the advantages of power.
The “anointed” know no commonsense lest they become common. Humility is beyond their reach. Godlessness, you see, places humility out-of-reach. They see themselves as so much more. Balderdash!!!