Now who's elitist? (audio)

Sarah Posner over at the Gadflyer wonders how Republicans managed to paint Kerry as an aristocratic elitist. The former first lady, she of the pearl necklaces and mile-wide mean streak, had some pearls of populist wisdom and caring after visiting some Katrina refugees in Houston [AUDIO]:

What I'm hearing is . . . they all want to stay in Texas. Everyone is so overwhelmed by the hospitality. And so many of the people in the arenas here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this -- this is working very well for them.
I guess it's clear who taught the president the value of playing guitar at a photo op while people die in New Orleans... (The Gadflyer)

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