elitism

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the attitude that society should be governed by an elite group of individuals

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Murray, in contrast, is so intent upon heaping scorn on all those Overeducated Elitist Snobs that he creates stick figures that harden prejudices rather than promote enlightenment.
The elitist snobs on the London scene can't bear the thought that a writer from the Midlands wrote our greatest literature.
Moreover, it said half of Americans think green and environmentally friendly products are marketed to" Crunchy Granola Hippies" or "Rich Elitist Snobs, "rather than everyday Americans.
Broadcast networks are treading water with "My Name Is Earl," even as elitist snobs fork out the big bucks for pay cable.
It is so utterly wrong that those who love the sport, who seek only to spend the best days of their lives on racecourses, who would welcome anyone who wants to go racing so long as they don't try to ruin it, should be branded elitist snobs fit for the revolutionary tumbrils.
IT'S AN ODDITY of American culture that transplanted pleasures like Italian opera or French country cooking - arts that belong to all people in their native lands - here become the property of elitist snobs.
Or else they're elitist snobs who throw around jargon and acronyms so as to exclude the rest of us from the essential truths known only to them.