Wes Kelley

337 days ago

"meritocrats are often educated to be bad leaders, and bad people, in a very specific way — a way of arrogant intelligence unmoored from historical experience, ambition untempered by self-sacrifice"

The Case Against Meritocracy

nytimes.com

An aristocracy that can’t admit it. This week I briefly trended on Twitter — a bracing experience for any columnist, because it means that you’ve done your job of provocation a little bit too well.