CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

April 15, 2008

HOW BITTER ARE PERSONS IN SMALL PENNSYLVANIA COMMUNITIES?

“You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest…(the people) fell through (the cracks of the previous administrations) and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are going to regenerate and they have not…And it’s not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations,” presidential hopeful Barack Obama stated, according to news reports.

Certainly, there are bitter people in small towns in Pennsylvania. There are also (more…)

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