This is not a new attitude by Hillary Clinton. She displayed the same superior attitude back in the 1980’s when she was the speaker at my youngest sons college graduation. Based on her comments it was evident that if you weren’t an intellectual you were,at best, a second class citizen.
“When you have, in the Carrier case, political power used to bring pressure upon a privately owned institution… you are, in effect, at the end of the day, getting the federal government involved in capital allocation. There is a name for that, it’s called socialism.” — George Will