Elite Protestors Vs. American Working Men In Blue On Campus
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Samuel Huntington said in 1996, and Eva Vlaardingerbroek quoted him in her recent CPAC Hungary speech

In the new world of mass migration, the most pervasive, important, and dangerous conflict will not be between the social classes. They will not be between the rich and the poor. They will be between peoples belonging to different cultural entities. Tribal wars and ethnic conflicts will occur within civilizations

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order, Chapter One

He was right that class antagonism will not likely be the major issue in future conflicts. It will always be an issue, though. It always has been.

Every human society I know of has exhibited some level of distinction between slobs and snobs: between hoi polloi and those who are better favored, better off, and feel themselves to be just … better.

That old Greek phrase hoi polloi is itself more than twenty-four hundred years old. Roget's Thesaurus gives twenty-one synonyms for it: "the masses,"  "the multitude,"  "the herd,"  "the great unwashed," and so on.

Distinctions like that come from deep within human nature. They don't get erased by mere historical development.

That came to mind when I was reading news stories about cops clearing the demonstrators on our college campuses.

They did a pretty good job of it. I didn't see any water cannons; but other kinds of no-nonsense crowd control were used — rubber bullets at UCLA.

What's the slobs'n'snobs angle there? Well, these precious little college students with their designer headscarfs and Soros-supplied camping tents are paying tens of thousands of dollars a year to learn crackpot social theory from overpaid geriatric Marxist-Leninist academics so they can get high-paying jobs as DEI consultants.

The cops kicking them aside and dismantling their tents are from working- or lower-middle-class backgrounds, doing messy and often dangerous work on society's behalf for less than academic wages.

So … snobs versus slobs. It's always been this way and always will be.

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