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arrogance

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  • n  overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

  • The famous "arrogance of power" is cross-grained, and self-subverted.
  • The famous "arrogance of power" is cross-grained, and self-subverted.
  • This is a very good column today by David Ignatius, a reminder of an essential flaw in the Bush Administration's foreign policy--the neo-colonialist arrogance.
News & Articles

  • ‘Billionaire’s Apprentice’ Follows Rajat Gupta’s Downfall
    The Galleon Group insider-trading scandal involving Raj Rajaratnam and Rajat Gupta featured arrogance, greed and, ultimately, prosecution. To Anita Raghavan, whose riveting new book tells the story in meticulous detail, that’s a sign that Indian-Americans have finally arrived.
    June 11, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Lessons from the linescore: Learning from the plodding pitchers, who succeed without "stuff"
    I had the stuff. I just didn't have the heart. Or, more precisely, I always had the stuff, which was why I never had the heart. I didn't need it. Then, in the arrogance of youth, with those early years of effortless success in Little League, American Legion, and high school, all the no-hitters and one-hitters and bushels of strikeouts, I felt indomitable. Eventually, however, when it all went ...
    June 11, 2013 - SB Nation
  • Senate's immigration 'gang' will bungle guest worker quotas (Column)
    The late Sen. J.W. Fulbright of Arkansas warned 40 years ago about the "arrogance of power," but it is alive and well in the U.S. Senate today. The world's greatest deliberative body has devolved to an order run by self-appointed "gangs" who seek to run the country without the nuisance of committees, other less important senators, or public input.
    June 10, 2013 - The Register Citizen
Quotes

  • Mitch McConnell in The Australian
    But Senator McConnell said: "The fundamental point I want to make is the arrogance of all this. You know, they are saying, `Ignore the wishes of the American people. We know more about this than you do, and we're going to jam it down your throats no...
  • Sarah Palin in ABC News
    We know all across America right now there is a lot of anger,Palin said. "There is anger about the insider dealings of lobbyists and anger about the greed on Wall Street and anger about the arrogance of the Washington elite and anger about...
  • Richard Shelby in FOXNews
    That's the height of arrogance,said Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. "He is the CEO of BP and he testified in Washington before congressional committee the other day. Now he's gone over to be on his yacht over in England. I can tell you that...

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