The Times' Nicholas Confessore writes that he talked to more than two dozen Memphians, "Democrat and Republican, political pros and average Joes." Those quoted range from conservative radio talker Ben Ferguson to GPAC development director Deni Hirsh to Johnson Matthews, a diner at the Piccadilly, and Suzanne Shankle, a marketing director at one of our orthopedics firms.
There are a couple of embarrassing-Southerner moments in the article, such as this kicker near the end:
"Someone's got to show Hillary the door," said Sandie Griggs, a claims adjuster and registered Republican. Reminded that Mrs. Clinton had already left the Senate to become the United States secretary of state, Ms. Griggs was unfazed.
"Yeah, but there's fear that she'll return," Ms. Griggs said.