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December 15, 2008

Power Backlash

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The image on the front page of Sunday’s NYT — accompanying an article on Senator Schumer’s Wall Street cheer- (and other) leading — illustrates a visual surge underway against the American upper-class power elite. (In other words, much of the paper’s target audience.)

But, are they just making a fashion of it?

(image: Brendan Smialowski for The New York Times. caption: Senator Charles Schumer meeting with Neel T. Kashkari, center, the official in charge of the $700 billion federal bailout.)

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