Monday, April 14, 2008
On this day:

The Bitterness of Barack

You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing’s replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton Administration, and the Bush Administration, and each successive administration has said that somehow these communities are gonna regenerate and they have not. So 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.
- Barack Obama, April 6, at a fundraiser in San Francisco
Some of these bitter folks are also known to take out their frustrations by creating clever Photoshops like this one (H/T Michelle Malkin):