liberal elite

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liberal elite

n
(Sociology) the group of people in a society who are considered as having a high level of education and liberal ideas
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Hopefully telly's liberal elite will have learnt lessons - but don't hold your breath because liberal elites always know best.
Duterte has repeatedly claimed that a conspiratorial cabal of oligarchs, drug syndicates and liberal elites are sabotaging his policies and bent on overthrowing his popularly elected government, Asia Times said.
The liberal elites, the populists proclaim, rule the world and dominate ordinary patriotic people with an air of lofty disdain.
This strikes me as a reaction, at least in part, against being told what to do by the news media or by Democratic or liberal elites.
The administration suggests that the money for these all-inclusive programmes goes to rich liberal elites," he said.
Cultivating an image as a man spurned by the political establishment, the media, and liberal elites, he endeared himself to voters who likewise saw themselves as 'the little guys.
Robert Kraft, the owner of the Super Bowl champion Boston Patriots and maybe the most beloved zillionaire in America, has been attacked for being a friend of Donald Trump, not so beloved by the liberal elites and their children.
The message of populism is similar everywhere in the democratic world: Liberal elites are to be blamed for all our ills and anxieties, from Europe's refugee crisis to the inequities of the global economy, from "multiculturalism" to the rise of radical Islam.
That is because this is not primarily about the professional credentials of a particular nominee --it is about who decides whether unborn children will be protected, whether religious liberty will be protected, and whether the free-speech rights of groups out of favor with the liberal elites will be protected (among other things).
She said, "Habib may appeal to the Seattle liberal elites, the special interests and the union bosses, but his values are out of touch with the values of the voters of Washington State.
From the point of view of constitutional conservatives (an ideological grouping that is rapidly absorbing both the Christian right and the Tea Party movement, which heavily overlap to begin with), you can add another important count to the indictment of liberal elites, bureaucrats, and their underclass clients: an unpatriotic determination to undermine rights and overthrow governing norms set down eternally by the Founders of this exceptional nation under the direct inspiration of Almighty God.
Liberal elites are typically drawn to a version of universal utilitarianism.
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