The Establishment Candidate...


The Establishment" is a pejorative term to refer to the traditional ruling class elite and the structures of society which they control. The term can be used to describe specific entrenched elite structures in specific institutions, but is usually informal in application and pejorative. For example, candidates for political office are often said to have to impress the "party establishment" in order to win endorsement.

When you hear the phrase "Establishment Candidate"; which comes to Mind?

Hillary Clinton

Barack Obama

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