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Will the real liberal America please speak up?

By Alex Worsnip  

Smug semi-intellectualism: American liberals like Jon Stewart may laugh at Republican rhetoric, but why can't they speak up for their own values?

The phrase “Latte-sipping liberal elite” may have recently arrived on British soil, but the picture it paints is straight out of the American political playbook. Having moved to the US last summer to do a humanities PhD at an Ivy League university—truly fertile ground for smug soft-leftism if there ever was any—I have discovered that, like most imported political narratives, it is far more accurate in…

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