Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Excellent editorial piece by Michael Barone

On guns and climate, the elites are out of touch

"Many years ago political scientists came up with a theory that elites lead public opinion. And on some issues they clearly do. But on some issues they don’t. Two examples of the latter phenomenon are conspicuous at a time when Barack Obama enjoys the approval of more than 60 percent of Americans and Democrats have won thumping majorities in two elections in a row. One is global warming."

Read it all here.

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