Skip to Content

Economic inequality

2008 Elections: Class in drag: In American politics, the poor are dressed up as “working class”: [October 2008]

“Lunch-bucket Joe.”  The term's being used to describe Joe Biden, and it emerges breathlessly from the lips of Democrats thrilled at having found someone who can, supposedly, represent the working-class stiff whose vote once seemed locked in favor of Hillary Clinton.  That would be Clinton of the “Sisterhood of the traveling (raw silk) pantsuits,” the millionaire who downed shots to demonstrate her connection to the boys in the working class.

Syndicate content

about seo