Liberal Elitism, Buttigieg, and the Myth of Meritocracy

Why Bernie Supporters Don’t Care He’s a Grumpy Old Man With a Heart Condition

Because we aren’t voting to pick the greatest overall human specimen. The objective or subjective merit or physical health of the president is ultimately irrelevant. All that matters is what policies they support, how they envision bringing those policies to fruition, and the people they will select to help them accomplish those goals.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Kate Hallinan

Kate Hallinan

199 Followers

Writer, lawyer, activist, baker, mother, Californian, outraged citizen of the world.