Skip to comments.US election 2012: the battleground of Dunkirk, Ohio
Posted on 09/17/2012 11:26:01 AM PDT by 1066AD
On US Highway 68, down the road from an empty factory site and table-flat corn fields sits a windswept, one-street town called Dunkirk, Ohio. There is a church, a café, a bar, a fire station and a population of about 875 people who are feeling the cold winds of global economic change. It is Saturday morning and in Dunkirk's tiny, one-chair barbershop, a group of middle-aged men have gathered to chew the political fat. It's the kind of crowd that usually can't agree on the time of day, but Republicans, Democrats and undecided voters are unanimous: the US economy is in a hole, and no-one seems to know how to climb out of it.
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I remember another DUNKIRK...............
Democrats and undecided voters are unanimous: the US economy is in a hole.
Color Obama gone.
Except the solutions the locals seem to be proposing are “higher minimum wage” and “more unions”.
If they go Obama they will only be subidizing unemployment.
You might note that the residents of Dunkirk doing well are those on public pensions. Do you suppose that they eve wonder where the money to pay those pensions comes from?