"Much of the New Elite does not, in fact, love America and is, in Murray's phrasing, defective in its patriotism. Today's elites -- not just here, but in Europe as well -- are increasingly post-national. Murray writes that "the New Elite clusters in a comparatively small number of cities and in selected neighborhoods in those cities," which is correct, but he doesn't seem to get (or at least didn't write) that these "comparatively small number of cities and in selected neighborhoods in those cities" are increasingly part of a distinct transnational community. Marx and Engels were wrong when they wrote that "the working men have no country" -- but that description is increasingly apt for large parts of the post-American New Elite," - Mark Krikorian, NRO.
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