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In case you missed it, a condescending joke from the insular liberal bubble otherwise known as Manhattan recently explained why Democrats lost Virginia.

The joke, from “Saturday Night Live,” also shows how far the iconic sketch comedy show has fallen from its high point in the 70s.


The Washington Free Beacon reports:

“My win in Virginia proves that people are deeply concerned about education,” says the actor portraying a smirking Glenn Youngkin, the GOP governor-elect who defeated Democratic challenger Terry McAuliffe earlier this month.

“And who are most of your voters?” asks the fake Judge Jeanine Pirro on her fake Fox News program. Fake Youngkin delivers the punchline: “People who didn’t go to college.” And the crowd goes wild.

It’s only a stupid joke, but it would be hard to find a better example of the smug condescension and sneering elitism among Democrats and their media allies that so many Americans find repulsive. It is designed to appeal to SNL’s bespoke fanbase, which is predominately white and college-educated. Meanwhile, the vast majority of Americans are “people who didn’t go to college,” who are still allowed to vote and care about what their children are being taught in grade school.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, just 33.1 percent of Americans over the age of 25 have a bachelor’s degree or higher. As you might expect, it’s not a very diverse demographic. Nearly 80 percent of Americans with at least a bachelor’s degree are white. They are wealthier than most Americans and significantly more likely to use words and phrases such as “Latinx,” “white privilege,” “structural racism,” and “my pronouns are…”