The Washington Post published an article , entitled, “The Homecoming,” to editorialize on how Trump supporters are not enlightened as former conservatives-turned-liberals who grew up in the American heartland.
The article, which is more of a random story about how one Missouri Millennials has turned away from conservatism due to “peak enlightenment” toward liberal ideals, made it seem that Trump supporters cannot carry on normal conversations with liberals. The focus of the article, Emily, said she has reached “peak enlightenment” after going to receive a college education and converted to a political liberal.
However, it is Emily who is contentious, making it hard for people to talk about normal things without politicizing everything. It also doesn’t help that the author of the piece criticizes Trump for “demonizing” Syrian refugees, among several allegations.
See why “flyover country” (i.e. America’s heartland) cannot stand reporters or liberals?