Ann Coulter's sneering at 'bush-league colleges' is unbecoming of a true conservative

This is who we are now — the defenders of the academic elite?

Ann Coulter
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Chief Donald Trump apologist Ann Coulter's latest column, headlined "Useless idiots," celebrates the Ivy League-educated "outsiders" at the top of the GOP presidential polls — Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina — while skewering the Trump-bashing candidates and political pundits who went to "bush-league colleges." She writes:

Trump graduated from the Wharton School of Business and went on to make $11 billion. Carson went from Yale to the University of Michigan Medical School and was the first man to separate twins conjoined at the brain. Fiorina graduated from Stanford University and then earned $80 million in business.By contrast, look up the educational achievement of the average pundit sneering at Trump's idiocy and the ordinariness of his supporters. I won't be as nasty as they are, but wow! — people who went to bush league schools shouldn't throw stones. There's nothing wrong with attending a bush-league college. But maybe ease up on holding yourself out as a great intellectual appalled by the dirty masses if you went to a third-rate college in the era of need-blind admissions. [Ann Coulter]

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