I've been trying to put my finger on what precisely comes across as elitist about BHO's comments the other day about rural Pennsylvanians. Here is his comment about PA residents who've lost their jobs as industry leaves that state....
"It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."
It's as if religion and the second amendment are equal in abhorrence to Obama as protectionism and xenophobia. Clearly, he views religion and guns as symptoms of a working-class psychosis brought on by chronic unemployment and economic depression. I don't think it ever occurred to him that people practice their religion and hunt regardless of their current economic status. To the enlightened class like BHO and his wife Michelle, only the great unwashed, under-educated, commoners practice religion, or own guns. These are the people superior liberals think are too stupid and incompetent to run their own lives and need guidance from the government to survive.
This view of "regular" Americans as pedestrian, unsophisticated, simpletons never gets reported by the MSM because 95% of the MSM think exactly like this too. They think that they too are superior to middle-America. They're bewildered as to why all Americans aren't embracing this great uniter Obama. How dare Americans not support the post-racial candidate! Anybody who doesn't get on the BO bandwagon surely must be a racist, they think.
Stay alert people! If Obama wins the nomination, be prepared for a full-court press from the media in favor of Obama leading up to November. They'll tell you that you're a racist for not supporting him. They already refer to him as the messianic candidate....as in Messiah. Don't be fooled, intimidated, or guilted by this. He's just another politician using whatever tools he can to seize power and control you.