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Written by: Diana West
Sunday, November 06, 2016 8:01 AM 

When Trump voters are dismissed as uneducated, the implication obvious. If only these poor, dumb-dumbs had had the benefit of the best education money and position in America can finagle and buy, they would now make the educated choice: Hillary Clinton.

The brainwashed choice is literally more like it -- but that's another story.

Take CNBC's John Harwood, whose credentials as a CNBC's chief Washington correpondent are sterling. His father was a Washington Post reporter. He appeared as an 11-year-old in an ad for Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign, which his father was also covering -- "nothing to do with my participation," Harwood later wrote his father told him, attributing the whole thing to his mother's involvement with the RFK campaign. Ok. Let it pass. It still says a lot about his political pedigree.

Boy Harwood would edit the student newspaper at Bethesda-Chevy-Chase High School; work as a copy boy at the old Washington Star. He would graduate magna cum laude from Duke with degrees in history and economics. He would launch his career at the St Pete Times -- once the farm team of the majors, with stints at the Wall Street Journal, NBC,  etc. As befits a member of the MSMinsuch good standing, he would add a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard to his perfect resume. 

And yet.

Here is a 2015 Wikileak email from a 59-year-old John Harwood, host of CNBC's "Speakeasy" program, John Podesta, chairman of the Clinton campaign.

The highly, highly, wonderfully educated, seasoned Washington correspondent had just one question: 



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