The conviction by the left that the right is stupid is one of the defining and least attractive characteristics of contemporary politics. Assuming that anyone who disagrees with you is too dim to get your point is not itself a particularly brainy way to win others over to the essential correctness of your views. But it is true that to small-town Republicans the world is not a complicated place, because they have seen so little of it.
Translation to English: it's not nice to be snotty about Republicans and their voters, but it's inevitable.
I'm not going to parse this piece, merely to link for future use.