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Response to _ed_ (Reply #42)

Wed May 9, 2012, 12:31 AM

55. That would be South Carolina

North Carolina only seceded after Fort Sumter, and was the second to the last state to do so. We had 50% turnout here in Durham, which is pretty good for a primary, considering the president is unopposed. We just got trounced in the rural counties.

There is bigotry here, but it's not in the water, not by a long shot. I have hated those George Wallace/Strom Thurmond/Jesse Helms sons of bitches my entire life, and so has everyone in my family, except for my aunt who married a Republican.

At any rate, bigotry doesn't flow from the faucet so much as the pulpit. We'll have to work our asses off again to turn NC blue again.

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