The angry working class—the good folks between the two coasts who live in what elitist pundits dub as ”Fly-Over Land”—are certainly getting a lot of TV face time, dead tree ink and blogosphere attention.
Most of the conventional wisdom paints them as part of a populist uprising, angry at the economy, distrustful of the government and, if not members of the ”Tea Party,” firmly planted on the right side of the political spectrum.
But let’s face it: Who wouldn’t be angry with an economy that’s lost 11 million jobs largely due to Wall Street’s reckless actions? What sane Americans wouldn’t be upset after working hard and playing by the rules for years only to see incomes fall and dreams of retirement security fade?
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