What is that? A liberal who's elitist. An elitist who's liberal? Both sound like oxymorons. Turns out that it's a derogatory term for a person of affluence who cares about the interests of the working class. To conservatives, that truly is an oxymoron. They surmise that you can't trust the motives of a liberal with wealth or power because they are out of touch with the working class. It is true that everyone is supposed to act in their own best interest to make the free enterprise economy work efficiently. You know, 'Greed, for lack of a better word, is good.' But since when is altruistic behavior a bad thing?
'Comparing MSNBC to Fox News Keith Olbermann said:
...sticking up for the powerless is not the moral equivalent of sticking up for the
Keith Olbermann was back on television after a two day suspension for making political donations. I watched his return show. He doesn't pretend to give you the news from anything other than the progressive point of view. In his defense, he said that it wasn't in his contract and any such rule would probably be illegal anyway. Along with Jon Stewart, Michael Moore, Bill Maher and countless others, these anti-corporation, anti-elitist, anti-establishment progressives are nothing short of heroes.
Yes, we need a grass roots campaign to free political donations from the Democrats and the Republicans and not Corporate backed Tea Partiers. MoveOn.org is such an organization.