Greece, NY — Memorial Day 2008
The battleground for the campaign is the 26th District — rural and suburban counties surrounding Buffalo, all hard hit by a decline in manufacturing and farming.
This, 50 years ago, was the American Dream and it still tries to play the part. The streets are lined with flags, the VFW posts are its saloons …
… Boy Scouts march in parades and the politics are anything but liberal.
… but with gas at nearly $5 a gallon, jobs fleeing to China and decay setting in, people are looking for change. In Jon’s youth, they see it.
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