In a message dated 3/3/03 7:04:17 PM !!!First Boot!!!, [log in to unmask] writes:

R: Eliot didn't mind working-class people as such. He sometimes wrote they were a good sight better than the middle classes

And thus his distain for America - where the working class and the middle class became one in front of his eyes and where some from the upper class actively worked in their own businesses and enjoyed driving old trucks and attiring themselves in jeans and sports tee-shirts, etc.