A while ago I ran a post saying that France and the yellow jacket movement was the canary in the coal mine for the rest of the world, including these United States.

Today, I observe Glen Reynolds pretty much making the same points I did and expanding on them.

“But the New Class isn’t limited to communist countries, really. Around the world in the postwar era, power was taken up by unelected professional and managerial elites. To understand what’s going on with President Donald Trump and his opposition, and in other countries as diverse as France, Hungary, Italy and Brazil, it’s important to realize that the post-World War II institutional arrangements of the Western democracies are being renegotiated, and that those democracies’ professional and managerial elites don’t like that very much, because they have done very well under those arrangements. And, like all elites who are doing very well, they don’t want that to change.”

It is worth the read.

Addendum Eric

The degree to which people do not understand this worldwide movement has resulted in tomorrow’s no confidence vote in the UK.

Popcorn, anyone?