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How Liberals Live

USNbubblehead Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 1:28 PM
" Boulder has virtually destroyed any possibility of new housing that people who shop at Target and eat at McDonald's would find affordable. " We see this a lot here in S.E. NH, where a lot of Mass. and NY people have moved in the last 20 years. THey are not at all interested in working class housing. In the community where I live we have two kinds of people: McMansion owning Beemer drivers and what few original working class folks remain. When I attend school functions for my daughter, I have nothing at all in common with most of the other parents, who usually have no desire to rub elbows with a 'hick' like me. The vast majority vote D, too.

The Democratic Party has two reliable groups of adherents: the rich and the poor.

Not all of the rich, of course. Not all of the poor, either.

But a large swath of wealthy people, especially those whose wealth was inherited rather than earned, wouldn’t dream of voting for a Republican. Ditto for a large number of poor people who have discovered how to sign up for various welfare programs and intend to remain on the dole for the rest of their lives.

What do these groups have in common? Nothing. They rarely meet. And if they did they wouldn't...