They are so smart that they are stuck in the past. They like it. Well, they are comfortable. No idea what goes on in the rest of the country, or the world, wxcept how it affects $.
They live with their pro abortion politicians and froce this on the very red part of the state- Upstate.
They vote in family legions - Cuomo, Kennedy even Cuomo-Kennedys.
They think Catholicism is a democratic system, so they say they’r Catholic while they criticize it like they are preparing their vote.
And there are quite a lot who live in enemy territory for the sake of being home - and it is a wonderful place in so many ways.
They are more antiquated than some Southern states in their being set in their ways about accepting politicas as usual.
Well us “antiquated Southerners” need to start spending our disposable income only in the South.
Whoops, was referring to those I’ve known still hating Yankees like me for invading during the War of Northern agression.
Forgot there were those unaware of such.