Sunday, April 1, 2018

Life inside the bubble

A reporter from Indiana shares his insights about visiting Brooklyn and Washington.
But I also found there was something more to the Trump hatred—a kind of closed-off complacency that also translated into how they treated me. The more I persisted, and closer I got to the beating heart of D.C., the more reluctant people were to talk to me on the record. The whole trip would leave a sour taste in my mouth over how difficult it is to perforate the Blue Bubble. It wasn’t just the clich├ęd dispatches from Trump Country that Clinton Country voters had come to loathe—it was Trump Country itself.

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