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Indeed, the French has such a problem with the obnoxious rich that they coined another phrase two centuries after Moliere to describe the same problem: parvenu.

I think this point is similar to that made in Nathan Heller's Slate article - - that Sorkin believes that Ivy League schools are still controlled by some kind of elite class (if not the WASP elite of old, some kind of new Internet-connected parvenu elite).

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