There’s a difference between white trash and southern. A similar situation exists for just about every group or region.
I posted this because I feel it shows that southern and country culture is not yet dead in the ObamaNation.
These young people might not be celebrating in the same way country guys and gals did a generation or two ago but to me they show the same spirit.
At these gatherings you will see plenty of American flags and patriotic bumper stickers, and will hear a lot of country music with patriot themes and messages.
And don't ignore the fact that the author seemed to be hell bent on showing the seedier side of the gathering, and writing with a tone that is definitely snarky at times. If there were arrests, shootings and significant abuse of anything or anyone we can be assured this reporter would have had it in the headlines - but there isn't any mention of such events at all.
I believe the real message still comes through loud and clear - for the most part this is relatively (by today's standards) wholesome fun by good old boys and gals.