Despite GOP rhetoric you will find that small-town America is not doing too well. Main Street is largely boarded up; closed schools & hospitals, and massive depopulation. Why? Because for decades we’ve been electing people like Gov. Palin who claim to love and respect them, but have unfailingly enacted laws to aid the small town’s mortal enemies.
One of my friends says there’s a class war in the United States. When I asked him why the lower classes keep voting for rich Republicans, he says it’s because they hate the *wrong* kind of rich people.