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Thursday, November 08, 2007

Pot, kettle, elites

Wow. Maddening.

Why do we constantly compare today's youth and today's politics to those of that decade? —Jo Ann Douglas, Gulf Shores, Ala.

[Tom Brokaw] We're at war. It's an unpopular and divisive war. Again, the élites have the privilege of avoiding military service because it's an all-voluntary military now. We have a much bigger drug culture now than we had then. The recreational use of drugs [then], some of it was quite benign. Now it has given way to vast criminal empires that are ravaging the inner cities of this country.

Yeah...those damn "elites." Like the ones who go to college and major in "beer and co-eds."