There has been much discussion — mostly by conservatives — in recent years about the Democrats having become a coastal elitist party that knows almost nothing about rural America. It’s objectively and demonstrably true, but it hasn’t prevented leftists from being paternalistic and assuming they can sell false narratives to the good folks in flyover country.
Take, for example, this recent Opinion piece from The New York Times titled “Biden Has Already Done More for Rural America Than Trump Ever Did.” It’s condescending and cliché, as most mainstream media pieces involving rural America are. The article was shared on Twitter by noted Chinese spy-lover Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) and the responses were quick, brutal, and occasionally epic.
Here’s an example:
I just filled up my diesel tank for $1280 last week. This time last year it was…