Barack Obama’s efforts to reach out to the small-town Americans he offends don’t seem to be going so well. Yesterday, the Chicago snob spoke at a rally in Bristow, Virginia, or, as Andrea Mitchell called it, “real redneck, sort of, bordering on Appalachia country“. Prince William County Democratic Committee Chairman Pete Frisbie had predicted that 25,000 -50,000 people would show up. But today’s Washington Post reports that more than 10,000 attended, which, as Virginia Virtucon points out, probably means 7,500-8000. I hope I don’t receive 20 requests to join “Rednecks for McCain” today.
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