Sunday 11 December 2016

Irish political and media elites fail to learn lessons of Trump victory

Published 20/11/2016 | 02:30

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Brexit and Donald Trump show that the British and American political and media elites have lost touch with large tranches of working people.

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In both countries, these political elites are largely public sector elites - witness the Clintons and the Blairs.

Both families have spent their lives in the public sector. So how did they become so wealthy?

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