Pity the poor, Deep South, and that includes our great state of Tennessee, along with Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Louisiana and Arkansas.(via Dan Cleary, Conservablogs)
For the most part, they remain deep red and hardly wanted any part of President-elect Barack Obama's landslide victory.
"One of the main lessons, in terms of patterns, is the isolation of the Deep South," David A. Bositis, senior political analyst for the Washington-based Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, told me by phone yesterday. "The South is being isolated from the rest of the country." . . .
"The rest of the country is becoming increasingly educated, and all trends are working against the South. As long as people . . . want the Republican Party to do more of the same, they're going to be in for a long run in the minority.''
Yes, pity the poor South. But you get exactly what you deserve if you don't get with the right program.
Friday, November 07, 2008
Obamessiah Suck-Up of the Day
Inaugurating a new series of posts is Dwight Lewis's editorial in Thursday's Tennessean: