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( October 14th, 2021 @ 9:22 pm )
Governor Matt Bevin lost the Southern heritage vote, which probably cost him reelection, by taking down a statue of Kentucky native son Jefferson Davis on the Capitol grounds. That made him part of the cancel culture against Southern history. Southern heritage organizations actively urged their supporters to vote for a third party candidate when Bevin ran for reelection. Bevin moved to Kentucky from elsewhere and was tone deaf to local concerns. His reelection defeat was self inflicted.

Here in North Carolina, we have a very similar politician, Pat McCrory who moved here from the north and also made a major cancel culture move against southern heritage as governor. That is one of many blunders that make McCrory the least electable of the three major GOP US Senate candidates. While McCrory lost a bunch of Southern heritage voters in his reelection, other blunders cost him even bigger chunks of the GOP base.

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