EDMOND, Oklahoma (AP) — The resistance to Donald Trump can be found even in one of the reddest cities in one of the reddest states in the union.
It isn’t as easy to enlist as it might be in places like New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., where multitudes of college-educated, predominantly white women have joined a rolling boil of activism since Trump’s election.
The Democratic party and liberals are plentiful on the coasts, but light on the ground in swathes of the country that hold the majority of electoral votes and congressional seats.
It’s the reach of anti-Trump forces into red states like Oklahoma that gives Democrats hopes of a national resurgence, though no one suggests that the heartland will change its political allegiance on a dime.
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- Nashville shooter who killed 6 drew maps, surveilled school WATCH
- Analysis: French anger shifts from pension law to focus on Macron
- Lentils are just waiting for their 'hummus moment'
- Sports on TV & radio: Local listings for Seattle games and events
- Jet shook, killing ex-White House aide, after pilots shut off key system, report says