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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We need a vision of a future Scotland that isn't just the latest liberal elite account.
Not one led by a man whose ideals only appealed to north London's liberal elite.
Ukip resonates with many people, particularly the white working class, hitherto ignored by the liberal elite.
Funded by the liberal elite of Birmingham, it was built in two phases with the first, designed by Chamberlain, a 'tour de force' of Ruskinian Gothic.
It's like the Labour party has been hijacked by the North London liberal elite and it's comments like that which reinforce that view.
But to his liberal elite followers, the best kind of hero.
The young Mr Sommerin is a refreshingly down-to-earth sort of bloke, not at all pretentious like some metropolitan liberal elite foodies can be.
Among the biggest puzzle of Western observers is the positioning of Egypt's mostly secular, often self-proclaiming liberal elite concerning recent political developments.
Maybe businesses who rely on the average working American to buy their products and services will think twice before signing up with the liberal elite.
Mrs Thatcher was derided and shown no real respect by the Liberal elite on her passing and no doubt those same people will afford Gerry Adams the same respect and outpourings of grief as Mr Mandela had when he shuffles off this mortal coil.
Ford also appealed to the city's conservatives by painting Smitherman as a tool of Toronto's liberal elite and himself as an authentic everyman.
One of its signature positions is staunch support of Israel, something that's far from being in the majority among Western Europe's liberal elite.
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