Astroturf take three
The problem is not just that the coasts determine how everyone else is to lead their lives, but that those living in our elite corridors have no idea about how life is lived just a short distance away in the interior — much less about the sometimes tragic consequences of their own therapeutic ideology on the distant, less influential majority. In a fantasy world, I would move Washington, D.C., to Kansas City, Mo. That transfer would not only make the capital more accessible to the American people and equalize travel requirements for our legislators, but also expose an out-of-touch government to a reality outside its Beltway.
one only has to go to Amazon to see all the books written about stupid Americans...or hear the president lament that the "american people" gave him approval to pass an agenda but are obstructed by the evil Republicans.
Uh, when the election is won by a few percentage points, it doesn't give you the right to demonize the 47 percent who lost.
I called the link astroturfing but maybe there is a Hunger Games parallel here too...