The elite used to view themselves as Americans. Wealthier and more successful than others, but still Americans. Now they view themselves as some altogether separate entity looking down their noses at us “bitter clingers”.
Also, too many of them got where they are not by digging in and working hard to build a business, but by heading to Washington, DC to game the system.
World citizens, visualizing world peace, diversity, thinking globally and acting locally and all that B.S.