Ryan’s notes

How the bobos broke America by David Brooks

How the bobos broke America

  • Bobos (or bohemian bourgeois) are that sort of premium mediocre crowd that gained money, takes part in conspicuous consumption, has little taste, lack of moral direction, and created a class for themselves. That corporate upper class has gained power and insulated itself, pulling up the drawbridge behind it.
  • Casual, open spaces are ones that you need to know how to navigate (which only this class knows).