white Anglo-Saxon Protestant

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Synonyms for white Anglo-Saxon Protestant

a white person of Anglo-Saxon ancestry who belongs to a Protestant denomination

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Editorials in Europe celebrate the victory of someone who does not belong to the white Anglo Saxon Protestant (WASP) elite as the restoration and confirmation of the American dream - a black man as elected monarch.
Not just the will of a White Anglo Saxon Protestant core but of a disparate people under one flag.
It is likely that my job advancement was due to my obnoxious corrections of the editors' atrocious Yiddish pronunciations, demonstrating to White Anglo Saxon Protestants how to kvetch as well as properly articulate the word, reminding ARIL officers not to schedule board meetings on Jewish holy days, and schlepping (my special expertise) mail sacks and buttering up the post office's periodicals supervisor.