We Don’t Need no Stinking Experts
[another half finished post. no idea what it was about or who said it]
Senator Hillary Clintonâ€™s use of the phrase â€œelite opinionâ€ to dismiss the near unanimous opposition of economists to her proposal for a gas tax holiday was a landmark in the use of elite to attack expertise supposedly beyond the comprehension of average Americans. One might as well say that there is no point in consulting musicians about music or ichthyologists about fish.