In many ways, members of the global professional class have started to identify more with each other than they have with the fellow residents of their own countries. Witness the emotional meltdown many American journalists have been having over Brexit.We've been saying that for years. I have always thought of that in terms of American liberals sucking up to their similar class in Europe, but it is now clear to me that this works in reverse as well. It is not all American A&H crowd slavishly going along with whatever their betters at the BBC tell them. It does work in reverse as well. European elites may sneer at Americans generally, but they have Americans they love, and they also seek to impress, just like adolescents here.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
McArdle on Brexit
Megan McArdle, who nearly always notices things I didn't, and puts things far better than I would even when her ideeas are what I already thought, has a very solid Brexit article Citizens of the World? Nice Thought, But...
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