Varney: Elites have taken over Democratic Party
FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on UC Berkeley philosophy instructors condemnation of rural America and how Democrats look down on millions of Americans.
FOX Business’ Stuart Varney said UC Berkeley's philosophy instructor and Hillary Clinton have revealed the "new American divide" during his latest “My Take” and argued that it will help Donald Trump get re-elected.
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Forty years ago, Republicans were the party of the rich country club types, now that’s been “turned on its head,” Varney argued.
UC Berkeley instructor Jackson Kernion said rural Americans are “bad people” and that people who are not “pro-city” should be shamed, Varney said.
Kernion, according to Varney, argued rural America should be forced to pay more in taxes and live an “uncomfortable” life because of their rejection of “efficient” city life in a tweet that has since been deleted.
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At the time of the last U.S. Census in 2010, almost 60 million people lived in rural America, this accounts for just over 19 percent of the population. This number has been steadily declining since the beginning of the 20th century.
“What [Kernion] had to say showed us just how the elites look down on everyone else—in this case, country folks. It reminds me of Hillary Clinton’s deplorables speech. Remember? Half of us are "racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, islamophobic, deplorables"," said Varney.