Журнальный клуб Интелрос » Ярославская инициатива » 14 марта 2011 (eng)
THE TIMES OF STEEP EXPECTATIONS
First of all, it is because elites are much more visible nowadays, something that is related to the development of the mass media. For example, someone like Queen Victoria could have been hidden away from everybody else for decades, whereas nowadays peo ple in power are always in the pub lic eye. Look at what recently hap pened to Berlusconi, and that’s just the latest example.