Tonyblack wrote::lol: Sharlene will tell you that the name of the town is a great irony, as it is far from Liberal.
Have you and Sharlene read "What Happened in Kansas"? It makes a compelling case that Kansas was once one of the most liberal and progressive new deal Democratic states, but that amazingly effective grassroots organizing and propaganda by Reagan Republicans effectively turned its most liberal voters into conservatives.
I'll mention it to her. Liberal is actually right on the border with Oklahoma.
The funny thing is, according to Sharlene's politically liberal friends still living there, the town is rapidly being taken over by Mexicans who are employed in the meat packing plants there. Give it a year or so and the political landscape there could change completely.
This made me laugh out loud:
Liberal Kansas Wiki wrote:In popular culture
In the movie National Lampoon's Vacation, Clark W. Griswold mentions departing the route of travel to Liberal to see the world's largest house of mud. The idea is rejected by his wife, Ellen, in favor of getting to her cousin Eddie's home.
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