I may not like what she stands for, but I have to acknowledge its power--and yes, that frequently, the coastal elites earn the revulsion of Middle America. They don't, to coin a phrase, hate us for our freedoms--our homosexual coddling, abortion loving ways. They hate us because we act like we think we deserve to rule them.
I think she's onto something. If you ever listen to country music, you periodically encounter the palpable resentment against the supposed superiority of the sophisticated.
If you think you really deserve to rule,
they size you up as a dangerous fool.