Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Calling All Non-Cognitive Elites

The National Organization for Marriage has unwittingly enriched our language:

Let me translate for potential applicants: “NOM seeks beautiful dumb people to speak out against gay marriage.” Gee, I wonder where they’re going to find such a rare gem?

I’m going to use the term “non-cognitive elite” every chance I get, but not just in reference to movie stars and beauty queens. I’m going to expand the concept to include everyone, politicians, political pundits, superannuated Supreme Court justices …

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