Why is San Francisco so provincial?

It's an attractive city, but the people are so provincial with their attitudes, cliques, politics and smugness. It feels like a hick town.
Update: It's funny how San Franciscans like to bring up LA every time someone criticizes their city. LA sucks, but SF seems to have this inferiority complex to big cities.
Update 2: It's funny how San Franciscans like to bring up LA every time someone criticizes their city. LA sucks too, but SF seems to have this inferiority complex to big cities.
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