Well, that's a red herring if I've ever seen one.
What do "farm subsidies" have to do with the topic of this column? And what evidence do you have that "Farm subsidies" are a primarily Republican concern?
Sounds to me like you're a big-city (likely New York) dweller who sees the entire rest of the country as "fly-over country" filled with toothless goobers. Does that just about sum up your attitude, Arty?
The reality is quite different, of course. Yes, it's true that NYC and, to a lesser but still very prominent extent LA are liberal bastions. And that, OVERALL, the rest of the nation is far more in alignment with reality. (I LOVE how big-city dwellers can claim to be "environmentalists"...