Compare and contrast
Slate: "Blame the childish, ignorant American public – not politicians – for our political and economic crisis."
WashPost: "Why are liberals so condescending?"
And this from Charles Krauthammer: "Well, they [Democrats] understand it through a prism of two cherished axioms: (1) The people are stupid and (2) Republicans are bad. Result? The dim, led by the malicious, vote incorrectly."
Extra - From Maggie's Farm.