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Use "elites" in a sentence
"Haiti's politicians paid close to $125,000 to act as guard dogs for the ruling elites 'interests yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' Haiti\'s politicians paid close to $125,000 to act as guard dogs for the ruling elites\ 'interests'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: The article by Franck Seguy for Ezili\'s HLLN details the cost of one Haitian deputy in Parliament to the Haitian workers; showing that each deputy earns close to $125,000 to act as guard dog for the ruling elites\' interest and thus are refusing to raise the minimum wage to the equivalent of just $5.00 US dollars for an 8-hour day (or, about .63 cents an hour.) '"
"JB The problem with a discussion that uses the word "elites" is that the word is automatically perceived as a pejorative."
"I think if we look at these what I call the elites and try to figure why that's so."