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Minneapolis: Rich White Oligarchs All

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE A woman in an Obama beret walked by and yelled "You are so jaded" to Radar Washington Editor Ana Marie Cox. True! (Photo: Aaron Landry) "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."—St. Paul local boy done good, F. Scott Fitzgerald

If you ever had any lingering doubts that the Left is deeply divided along cultural lines, the scene outside The Daily Show taping yesterday in St. Paul should help illustrate the chasm.

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A few hundred restless Minnesotans (and they are nearly all locals) have been queued up for a couple hours outside the theater. Jokes are being made about rich white oligarchs, and digital cameras are chirping with their fake shutter sounds.


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