The real problem isn’t east coast elites who don’t understand or care about rural America. The real problem is rural America doesn’t understand the causes of their own situations and fears and they have shown no interest in finding out. They don’t want to know why they feel the way they do or why they are struggling because they don’t want to admit it is in large part because of choices they’ve made and horrible things they’ve allowed themselves to believe.
Thursday, 24 November 2016
In An Insider's View: The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America Forsetti's Justice argues that the problem in America isn't that the coasts don't understand rural America, it's that rural America doesn't understand itself.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
At least according to Akhil Reed Amar in The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists.