The problem for Obama is that three of the biggest northern states—Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan—sometimes swing southern these days. It’s practically impossible to see how he becomes president without winning two of them. All three, not to put too fine a point on it, contain blocs that bear a certain psychographic kinship with Civil War Southerners—that is, insular white traditionalists who are suspicious of the African-Americans in their midst and resent the ascendant economic and cultural power of self-righteous urban elites (my emphasis). Thus the Clintons’ argument that an Obama candidacy could founder in these key states happens, alas, to be true.
Let's take Mr. Progressive to task.
If you are a white Ohioan living near blacks you have a kinship with the KKK? Maybe, the reason exurban whites are suspicious of the power of self-righteous urban elites is that they can't see, first hand, the final results of what "progressive" leadership does to a community.
Just look below to watch the video of a "progressive" below, who thinks calling the president of the council "Shrek" is more important than actually solving Detroit's multitude of problems.
Maybe they can see cities where the culture of gunning down a defenseless shop owner is precisely the end result of "progressive" policies.
Maybe they can see, up close and personal, the decaying rot & garbage that lines inner city streets. Again, the end result of "progressive" policies.
But instead Mr. "Progressive" just want to write off this voting block as a bunch of closet racists.
Hey Mr. "Progressive", maybe this voting bloc actually has to live with the shit created by a bunch of egg heads like yourself while you go off to your pinot noir sipping parties making fun of those red necks.
Once again, it appears that yet another media types has no problems taking a group of people and generalizing their behaviors and attitudes. But for the people who can actually base their attitudes on facts, is racist.