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“And that’s the real reason people talk about Paris Hilton, I think — beyond the usual money/fame/beauty reasons. They can look down on her. They see her as a spoiled ultra-rich kid who takes plenty and gives back nothing, who makes messes and expects other people to clean them up, who breaks the rules the rest of us are supposed to live by and imagines she’s entitled to do it.

“Someone like Paris Hilton is easy to look down on. All too easy.”

Matt Kaufman, writing on “This Article Is Not About Paris Hilton,” June 14 in Boundless.org