Now we love the Leather Helmet Blog. We love ECDawg and Socrates. However, the writer Woot-Dawg.....we have no knowledge of this person. Woot-Dawg sorta called out your resident Southern Jingoists in an article yesterday.
So Woot-Dawg makes a compelling argument no doubt aimed at our core Evil/Republicaness by evoking Missouri native Rush Limbaugh. He also makes note of Mark Twain (aka a Poor Yankee Man's Faulkner). Nice try Woot-Dawg but to place Twain in the same breath as WF is blasphemy!
The gist of Woot's article is to show the skewed concept of population growth, to point out that the growth of the South is pretty much contained to three states, and to say that Florida ain't really the South. All valid points that we agree with. South of the trans-Jacksonville/Panhandle region Florida is just a combo of Yankeeland South and Cuba North. The same is true of Virginia north of Richmond. Woot bolsters his point with these facts: