Shelf Life

His new essay in Standpoint recapitulates an important and recurring Dalrymple argument: that at least some of the intelligentsia’s ostensible concern for the less fortunate is actually condescension. The specific instance of condescension referenced in the piece – a Guardian columnist’s disdain for supermarket shelf stacking as a vocation – was addressed in greater detail in Dalrymple’s 2007 book In Praise of Prejudice.

Read the essay at Standpoint Online

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