Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy, Gore, Kerry and Dean..
Quick... what do they all have in common?
They all want the ear of Billy Joe Bob, the 'bubba'... Difference being the political ones only want him come election time. At which time they will talk down to him and think they're getting somewhere.
As in Kerry's "Kin I git me a huntin' License, here?" when he went photo-op hunting in Ohio in 2004.
They think the gum chewing, pick'em'up drivin', gun totin' yahoo's of the heartland dont understand nuance.
Well, they do... and the nuance they understand is "Someone wants to kill us..". And they ALSO understand when they are being made fun of.
Which they consider okay... if it's Larry or Jeff doing it... because they do it as one of them. But the hysterical Gore and Kerry and Kennedy bashing the guy they see as 'sorta one of us.. cuz he dont speak so good.." leaves 'em cold. And they might not even remember it until election time.
But then, when they try to figure out who to vote for and what matters most, that old common sense nuance is going to come back to them.
The latest histrionics on Cheney's hunting hilarity is gonna leave 'em cold, too. They'll laugh at Cheney and make fun of the incident but when it comes down to it, they've all been there, or close to it. And the more the beltway idjits harp on it, the better for Cheney.
And they'd vote for Larry or Foxworthy for Pres before they'd vote for those pitiful Eastern Dem elitists.
It would be even funnier if the Libs weren't so pathetic.