Once again, contends Richter, southern white conservatives and their compatriots nationwide see visions of the apocalypse. Their bitter opposition regarding Obamacare and the funding of the government must be understood accordingly.
Stephan Richter's article at Salon is linked below.
The Enduring American Civil War and the Government Shutdown
"In essence, now the South is once again rebelling against modernizing shifts of American society. Today, , that region is the power base of Republicans.