GOP voters have bought into an ‘apocalyptic, grotesquely distorted’ view of ‘Blue America’: Paul Krugman

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By Alex Henderson Over the years, far-right pundits at Fox News and Fox Business have spent a great deal of time railing against “coastal elites” who don’t understand “the real America” and rural voters. The ironic part is that Fox News and Fox Business are full of New York City residents who spend most of their time in Manhattan, not rural areas of Oklahoma or Kansas. But they typically describe Blue America in apocalyptic terms even though they live and work in the heart of Blue America. Liberal economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman discusses that type of “apocalyptic” view of …

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