Why, Oh Why is Iowa so Iowhite?
Posted on: 2012-01-08 19:22:39
Why, it sounds like the apocalypse!
On New Year’s Day, NBC honking head Andrea Mitchell tried making America hip to the Hawkeye State’s unforgivable lack of hipness:
The rap on Iowa: it doesn’t represent the rest of the country—too white, too evangelical, too rural.
This isn’t the first time Ms. Mitchell—presumably a reporter rather than some wacked-out urban-supremacist sockpuppet—has made such a statement. In 2008 she chuckled while wondering why Barack Obama would bother to campaign in Southwest Virginia:
Mitchell’s recent comments about Iowa echo those made by New York Times publisher Arthur “Pinch” Sulzberger in a December 17 column: