The politics of the Karl Rove era were designed to distract and divide the very people who would ordinarily be rebelling against the deterioration of their way of life. Working Americans have been repeatedly seduced at the polls by emotional issues such as the predictable mantra of "God, guns, gays, abortion and the flag" while their way of life shifted ineluctably beneath their feet.
Who wrote that 2006 op-ed, you may be wondering? Well, none other than well-known elitist, superdelgate, and Democratic Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Jim Webb.
Readers, I need your assistance. Please direct me to some examples of Bill and Hillary Clinton accusing Jim Webb of elitism. And please alert me to the impending charges that Obama plagiarized Webb.
[h/t to SusanG for pointing me to this article; follow the link and read the whole thing]