A USA Today article noted that Kansas Republicans comes in “two shades of red that often clash” – for social conservatives and pro-business moderates.
But John “McCain has really bridged that divide,” said Thomas Frank, author of “What’s the Matter With Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America.” “The country club set really like McCain, and values voters really like (Sarah) Palin.”
As a result, and despite Barack Obama’s familial ties to El Dorado, as Kansas State University political scientist Joseph Aistrup told the newspaper, “The question is not whether McCain wins, but by how much.”
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