Class warfare,  Music

“You went to Cranbrook, that’s a private school”

Speaking of Cranbrook, the exclusive prep school that Mitt Romney attended, I was reminded of my favorite scene from the movie 8 Mile, set in Detroit, in which Eminem plays a white working-class rapper who is harassed by a rival rapper, a privileged black guy posing as a lower-class thug.

In the final rap battle between the two, the Eminem character discloses, among other things, that his rival attended Cranbrook, and proclaims his pride in being “white trash”– to the delight of the mostly-black crowd.

Warning: Lots of f-words

Class triumphs over race. Good stuff.

Update: This is not a post about Obama. Or Romney.

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