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June 24, 2016

Ben Domench: How the Establishment (and Would-Be Establishment, the Aspirational Establishment Types) Delude Themselves Into Thinking All of Their Failures Are Huge Wins the Public Should Be Grateful For

This crew has only two modes: failure and then self-flattery for that failure.

Really sharp -- and nasty -- piece by Ben Domench.

Consider it well in light of the #Brexit fiasco. The Masters of Europe were all pretty certain they were delivering great value to the citizens of Europe -- and when the citizens of Europe told them otherwise, they consoled themselves by reassuring themselves that mere citizens are idiots, barely above animal level in reasoning power, and entirely unequipped to rate the performance of the True Elites.


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