Affirmative Action

Recently Aaron Wrote about Stereotyping Appalachians, Now Jim Webb Weights In

Will Thomas has written an interesting piece on Jim Webb's take on charges that Appalachians are racist. Jim Webb Speaks Out on Racism. Broadly speaking his Scots/Irish roots are the same, and he explains what it is, in his opinion, that "Appalachian" voters resent. As an on average poor section of the population they have gotten the short end of the stick on affirmative action, even though they too are disadvantaged.