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Boone County, Ky., poor and GOP country

By From page A5 | December 05, 2012

EDITOR: Before the election, I was watching a European TV news broadcast. This privately-owned chain had sent a crew to Boone County, Ky., to find out how the residents of the poorest county in the U.S. were likely to vote. Most people interviewed were for Mitt Romney and their reasons were mainly twofold: Romney was going to save the coal industry, Boone County’s only resource, and Obama wanted to take away their guns.

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