On the Meirs Selection and Avoiding 'Elitism'

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    Why is being educated a handicap, especially when one is criticising a nomination? Of ones own party? Is it wrong to say they just do not have the gravitas for the position? I hope I'm wrong, really.

    PC has gone too far, when a person that has given over 1000 hours of volunteer time, must qualify statements criticising the party for selling out. GW was not willing to fight with Senate, a fight he KNEW he'd win, but would take time.
     
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    I could chase down the links, but why? When the professor does so? Obviously there are mega links:

    http://instapundit.com/archives/025968.php
     
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    The number one biggest threat to America doesn't come from the outside, but the inside. It's anti-intellectualism, which is a pandemic reaching across all racial, class, political, religious and geographic boundaries in this country. Never show anybody you are educated. It's verboten.
     
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    Many times it's not intellectualism that is the turn off, it's the political myopia of those in power in what are considered the citadels of intellectualism, universities. Of course, intellectualism is going on all around us all the time, in the tiny conversations here and there in daily in life where we analyze events and discuss them with others in our world, or in the 9 or so hours one might spend on the internet.
     

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