"It's Time for the Elites to Rise Up Against the Ignorant Masses"

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Foreign Policy published a column under the title above last week. The subtitle was, "The Brexit has laid bare the political schism of our time. It’s not about the left vs. the right; it’s about the sane vs. the mindlessly angry."

The "sane," as all civilized know, are global citizens living in large cities--those who voted to remain in Europe, those who will vote for Hillary, people whose careers require advanced degrees.... The "mindlessly angry" live in the hinterlands and simply don't get it--Trump supporters, anti-EU voters, uneducated, angry losers.... 

It should come as no surprise that in the face of Brexit the metropolises are suddenly talking about secession. Sparta, Athens: why not New York and London as well? Let's be rid of the mindlessly angry. 

Pastors who claim that by planting churches in Manhattan, Brookline, Columbus and San Francisco, they're focusing on the oppressed need to face reality. Most metropolitan church planters today are the Naperville, Dublin, Niles, Irvine and Costa Mesa church planters of the 1980s. Ministry to the poor and oppressed isn't taking place in downtown New York or Chicago. It's taking place in small towns, section-8 suburbs and the rust-belt cities of America.