Robert Locke on American Aristocracy

He surely has some points that warm my heart. Note that Bush Jr., especially in his cowboy variety, looks like a parody of his patrician father. Al Gore has a patrician look, too. The problem with WASPs was not only their self-branding as such (Teddy Roosevelt wouldn’t have fit — “not a drop of English blood”), but the fascination of this elite’s purest souls with misconceived liberalism.

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