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Now that we have a globally mobile elite whose wealth and power is not tied to immovable assets, I suspect we're going to find the elite have no allegiance to any one community or locale.

Can the last politician to go out the revolving door please turn the lights off?
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Jul 17th, 2007 at 01:43:04 PM EST
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But they're happy to leverage whatever local tribal affiliations they can use, as long as they benefit them, and as long as the natives don't realise - whether they're the Christian fundies, the netroots, or the Islamists.
by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Tue Jul 17th, 2007 at 02:37:40 PM EST
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