Austerity works (if it’s really implemented) By John Stossel Europe’s struggles prove that “austerity” fails. So say the Big Spenders. With a condescending sigh, they explain that Europe made deep cuts in government spending ...
June 9, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
Server's respect perceived as insult DEAR MISS MANNERS: I have found myself in a curious position. As a server in a prominent restaurant, I was accosted by two women who took offense to me referring to them as "young ladies." The ladies in question were possibly mid-50s to mid-60s, and one became irate, informing me that to refer to her as "young lady" was an insult and condescending.
June 9, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Paul Prather: Why people attend an evangelical church Among the frequent misperceptions about Christians in general, but about evangelicals especially, is that we're rather simple, mindless creatures who accept unquestioningly the existence of God and every tenet our churches teach. I've always found this caricature lazy at best, condescending at worst.
June 7, 2013 - Lexington Herald-Leader
Tom Cruise in guardian.co.uk Throughout the years, unpretentious and never condescending, he shared with me what he loved about family, storytelling, food, flying and a great bottle of vino,Cruise said. "He was a Renaissance man and a great friend. I will miss him...
John Waters in Baltimore Sun To me, it's used up,Waters said of the Hon. "It's condescending now. The people that celebrate it are not from it. I feel that in some weird way they're looking slightly down on it. I only celebrate something I can look up to."