I Know I’m Going to Play This Here Banjo Right After I Get Done with This Meth

Lauren has a great piece up at the American Prospect about what is an ongoing problem with how the power brokers in this country seem to revel in imagining and portraying the middle of the country as a bunch of in-bred slack-jawed yokels.

2 thoughts on “I Know I’m Going to Play This Here Banjo Right After I Get Done with This Meth

  1. I consider it a fair exchange. For decades politicians have code-worded, nudged, and winked their ways into what is now the standard understanding that people on the coasts are lazy, dishonest freeloaders, rude people who don’t love their families, with no moral, political, or family values, unlike the good people of the heartland. And plus coastal people have funny names and hair colors and probably ought to go back to the unAmerican places they came from if they disagree.

    Yes, the way the midwest and south are presented in the mid-Atlantic states is farcical. So is the way the mid-Atlantic is presented in the midwest and south.

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