That’s said until rural America cuts off the lights, fuel, food and so on.
The leftist/socialist/fascist democrats and DC lackeys know this, which is why the vilification/marginalization/isolation of middle America will begin in earnest. The quickest way to take over agricultural, manufacturing, and energy production is to usurp the existing population with a more compliant and beholden to the government workforce. They have that workforce now, 75% of them loyal to the people handing out the freebies, and have absolutely no loyalty to the people who have employed them in the past. If the government offers them more to run your farm or ranch or business than what you’re paying them, you are as good as gone.
EXACTLY! Wasn't it Mao Tse Tung who said whoever controls the countryside will ultimately triumph? (For precisely the reasons you cited!)
Sarah Palin referred to the people who grow our food and fight our wars, but as we saw a month ago there just aren’t enough of them (and the soldier thing applies to cities & suburbs as well).
General Franco won the war in Spain because the communist agitators in the cities weren’t “hands-on” working people; the countryside (which supported Franco and the generals) starved them out in the end...