Marc Ambinder In The Atlantic: Pat Buchanan Explains The Election
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All right, he mentions Billy Joel, rather than Pat Buchanan, but still...I've added the video.
Billy Joel Explains the Election
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Nov 3 2010, 4:38 PM ET 25 What explains the partial collapse of the Democratic Party in the industrial Midwest? Billy Joel, in Allentown, caught the moment decades before it happened...the last time the economy in Pennsylvania transitioned away from coal and steel. Educated, hard-working people. The generational tension. The sense that the next generation will be worse of than the current one. The lack of an economic foundation. The sense that they've been abandoned by the powers that be. (The union people went awaaaaay).... So long as this state of affairs persists, the entire stretch of land, from Indiana to Pennsylvania, will be competitive nationally.
So the graduations hang on the wall But they never really helped us at all No they never taught us what was real Iron or coke, Chromium steel.[More]
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