' Speaking to San Francisco donors in 2008 about white voters in the Midwest, Obama lucidly expressed his low opinion of all non-rich voters in flyover country: “they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion.”
Naturally, Democrats and the Left have tried to pry Southerners away from their guns and religion. Gun control has largely been a culture war effort for Democrats.
“Some of the southern areas have cultures that we have to overcome,” was Congressman Charles Rangel’s explanation for why gun control was both needed and difficult.
The Washington Post’s Gene Weingarten cursed the Second Amendment as “the refuge of bumpkins and yeehaws who like to think they are protecting their homes against imagined swarthy marauders desperate to steal their flea-bitten sofas from their rotting front porches.” '
Yeah, we really want to vote for and support the party that sees us that way, and doesn't even try to hide it, anymore. (1) Yeah, sure, just a few more food stamps or a higher minimum wage and we'll all abandon our silly sky-god and boom-sticks without a backward glance. http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/39 ... -c-w-cooke
1: It was
pretty high-larious they way they used
to think they could trick us.
John Kerry (to general store owner, during the 2004 campaign): “Can I get me a huntin' license here?” http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/200 ... 857-8206r/