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    Why, Oh Why is Iowa so Iowhite?
    Political Correctness; Posted on: 2012-01-08 19:22:39 [ Printer friendly / Instant flyer ]
    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:


    This is real [laughs] redneck, sort of, um, bordering on Appalachia country.

     

    Mitchell’s recent comments about Iowa echo those made by New York Times publisher Arthur “Pinch” Sulzberger in a December 17 column:

    News Source: Takimag.com

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