Comment: A lot of Southern Republicans

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A lot of Southern Republicans

have no more regional, cultural identity than anyone else. When Southern kids are taught from the time they can read that their grandparents and all their ancestors before them were all a bunch of viscous racists who all whipped blacks and hung them from trees for sport, there's not much regional pride/identity left by the time they graduate from high school. Less than 15% of the population votes in primaries any more and 1/4 of them are transplanted Northerners. So, it's not hard to see why no one pays any attention to Dr. Paul down here, but a pandering charlatan like Romney can draw a decent crowd of country clubbers.