Indiana folks think of Illinois Ã¢??as the land of hoods and thugs,Ã¢?? Brown said. Illinois people for that matter regard Indiana as a Ã¢??toxic waste siteÃ¢?? populated with hicks and rubes.
In short, neither state likes the other. Ã¢??Sometimes it seems our only common ground is a mutual lack of affection for Northwest Indiana,Ã¢?? he said.
In a day when Indiana people trek to Chicago for recreation, is ObamaÃ¢??s home state an issue for Indiana voters?