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Your School, My School

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One of the fascinating aspects of the Kavanaugh hearings has been the school aspect. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that most of you reading this went to a public school. If you didn’t, then bear with me for a moment. But if you did go public, then allow me to say that you don’t know Judge Kavanaugh’s experience. A key aspect of the allegations has been school related.

It so happens I went to a private high school. Indeed, I attended a school much more highly rated than Georgetown Prep (in the top ten of that list). I note ironically Holton-Arms is on that list while GP is not. I have not had the career that Judge Kavanaugh has had, but that doesn’t change the fact that I went to a better school than he did. Enough of that. The real point is, I know just what he’s talking about when he refers to parties and social circles.

In short, as snobby as it may sound, exclusive private school kids do not engage in social functions with public school kids. Doesn’t happen. Any public school kid who says so is lying. I know this from my own experience and that of my friends and relations who also attended private school. If you didn’t go to private school, you might object, but if you did, then you know I speak the truth.

In short, private schools are as exclusive socially as they are in terms of admission. You are either part of that, or utterly excluded. The problem now is that only those part of that world know that. And we are a very small group.

Written by martinipundit

September 28, 2018 at 12:08 am

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