Rural conservatives feel that their world is under siege, and that Democrats are an enemy to be feared and loathed.

Knoxville, Iowa — One recent morning, I sat near two young men at a coffee shop here whom I’ve known since they were little boys. Now about 18, they pushed away from the table, and one said: “Let’s…

Source: Rural conservatives feel that their world is under siege, and that Democrats are an enemy to be feared and loathed.