Conceit on the Left? A Liberal’s Point of View

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To the dismay of my conservative family, I moved to the Bay Area in the mid-1990s. I’d just graduated with my bachelor’s degree in communication and writing from the University of California, San Diego; I wanted to experience a little more of life. Though not seeing myself as particularly political, I was unprepared for the culture shock of the left-leaning microcosm.