An Oct. 18 story in The Chicago Tribune examines the fact that longtime red state Indiana is a surprise toss-up in the presidential election. Unfortunately for New Albany, the story quotes the following resident:
For others, like David Ward, who runs an antique shop with his wife in New Albany, the issue is race. Ward, a registered Democrat, said he will vote for McCain “mainly because he’s not black.”
Really? Way to go, buddy.