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The rest of the country.

A Blue City (Disconsolate, Even) Bewildered by a Red America
New York Times ^ | 11/04/2004 | JOSEPH BERGER


Posted on 11/04/2004 11:18:32 AM PST by JerseyRepub


The superior, condescending attitude just drips off the page. Even they admit it and they seem to be proud of it. And they wonder why they lost and no one gets them!

An excerpt from the article...

Dr. Joseph, a bearded, broad-shouldered man with silken gray hair, was sharing coffee and cigarettes with his fellow dog walker, Roberta Kimmel Cohn, at an outdoor table outside the hole-in-the-wall Breadsoul Cafe near Lincoln Center. The site was almost a clich? corner of cosmopolitan Manhattan, with a newsstand next door selling French and Italian newspapers and, a bit farther down, the Lincoln Plaza theater showing foreign movies.

"I'm saddened by what I feel is the obtuseness and shortsightedness of a good part of the country - the heartland," Dr. Joseph said. "This kind of *******, shoot-from-the-hip mentality and a very concrete interpretation of religion is prevalent in Bush country - in the heartland."

"New Yorkers are more sophisticated and at a level of consciousness where we realize we have to think of globalization, of one mankind, that what's going to injure masses of people is not good for us," he said.

His friend, Ms. Cohn, a native of Wisconsin who deals in art, contended that New Yorkers were not as fooled by Mr. Bush's statements as other Americans might be. "New Yorkers are savvy," she said. "We have street smarts. Whereas people in the Midwest are more influenced by what their friends say."

"They're very 1950's," she said of Midwesterners. "When I go back there, I feel I'm in a time warp."

Dr. Joseph acknowledged that such attitudes could feed into the perception that New Yorkers are cultural elitists, but he didn't apologize for it.

"People who are more competitive and proficient at what they do tend to gravitate toward cities," he said.


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That's why I left 22 years ago.
 

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They live in a fantasy land.

NYC is the least cosmopolitan big city I have ever been in.

If it is west of the East river, they are afraid of it or unaware of it.

All they know outside of NYC is Miami Beach or LA.
 

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And they cain't make PICANTE sause.
 

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Mega-tropollis' scare me as they seem to cloud people to what is really on the planet in general. At the same time someone that lives way up in the back hills somewhere isn't connected either.

It's ironic that the 2 types of people could have something in common.

Another thing about Manhattan liberals is they work at jobs that produce nothing except paper files and electronic ones. It's almost as if they live in a holidome or virtual world and I see it even in Cincinnati with the urban types I work with. They live in the downtown area, don't own cars, and just spend their days and nights stuck in the city.
 

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SangRun Hunter said:
"New Yorkers are more sophisticated and at a level of consciousness where we realize we have to think of globalization, of one mankind, that what's going to injure masses of people is not good for us," he said.
Sounds like someone has been brainwashed by George Soros, himself a follower of philosopher Karl Popper. Soros believes in a society without national borders. Of course, America's Bill of Rights would be subordinated to international law... read UN. I first looked for information about Soros after hearing one of his representatives argue international gun control with Wayne La Pierre, NRA CEO. he is the author of books criticizing global capitalism as a threat to his notion of an Open Society. Liberals despise Christianity, but they cherish their own Articles of Faith - an Open Society is one of them.
 

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HA HA !

Since Bush won , I'll I have been thinking is Mr. Soros has to be PISSED !

Billions of dollars and a huge ego and he still couldn't buy the election !

:thankyou: Smart voters.
 

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And they cain't make PICANTE sause.
Noo Yawk City????............git a rope. :smoke:
 

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"(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ..."

Uhhh, no thank you...........:sick: GG
 

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Triangle 66 said:
HA HA !

Since Bush won , I'll I have been thinking is Mr. Soros has to be PISSED !

Billions of dollars and a huge ego and he still couldn't buy the election !

:thankyou: Smart voters
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You can bet Mr. Soros is pissed off and I wonder about payback. He?s put money into pushing gun control before, now he?s mad that Bush won and he?ll punish us for that if he can. The radio says Arafat is brain dead, too bad it?s not Soros instead. I?m not saying I like Arafat, it?s just that I fear Soros more.
 
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