Brilliant, absolutely brilliant.
Insert “corn syrup”
There, despite the grace of God, goes America.
In all fairness, the money that came from the government during the Great Depression went almost exclusively to local and regional Democrat party apparatchiks, who decided where it would go, as long as none went to Republicans.
But at the time, fortunately for us all, many of these Democrat apparatchiks were both loyal to the United States, as such, and were not particularly ideologues. That is, while they were Democrats, and thus somewhat corrupt, they had no tremendous motivation to socialism or national socialism as did their national leaders.
I know that town...[one like it, for nitpickers...]
And thats exactly what happened.
Reminds me of “The Wild and Free Pigs of the Okefenokee Swamp “