When I moved to New Hampshire, my friends made comments like "let me know when you put a gun rack on your truck," and "don't start sleeping with your cousins." I had to correct them - that's Vermont - not NH (zzzzzing! SUCK IT Vermont!). Generally, although there are certainly some Country people here, it's certainly not a bunch of racist redneck farmer hippies. But...
So I am walking down my street with Oscar today - Sunday afternoon. A truck came down the street with a small trailer attached. The truck looked like a small GMC Jimmy - like a pickup with an enclosed bed.
As the truck passed, I noticed a message scrawled on the tailgate, in large, relatively neatly painted letters:
"Please help the U.S.A. by boycotting products made by the slanted eyed dog eating devils"
Then there was what looked like a variation of some sort of pentagram! I guess writing "BUY AMERICAN" is just so 1992!
Somehow, I don't think that this driver was commenting on Paul Krugman's views on world trade, which I mentioned in my last post with a comment by John Mauldin... I guess there is one logical segue here: