There's an interesting and somewhat depressing article in the Washington Post today about a town in Utah where George Bush remains incredibly popular. The town gave him 95.6 percent of its vote in the 2004 election, and, although his polls have plummeted nationally because of Iraq, Katrina, the economy, etc., in Randolph, Utah, W remains like a god.
A telling moment is when the reporter, providing some color in the article, sets a scene at a local diner. When a passing tourist orders a sandwich with Dijon mustard on it, the counterman says they only have regular.
When the tourist leaves, the counterman is quoted: "Dijon mustard," Louderman says as the woman drives away. "I don't know what Dijon mustard is. Don't care to find out, either."
That, sadly, is an all-too revealing mindset of the Bush fan. Set in their ways, and not even curious to try something new. Proud of being provincial. Dijon mustard? Don't have it, don't care to even know what it is.
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