San Francisco radio host — and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning comedian — Chip Franklin recently asked his followers a “serious question” about poor Republican voters:

Such a serious question.

Let’s take a look at some of them:

And there plenty more where all that came from.

Indeed. We’re not sure that Chip Franklin got a serious answer to his serious question, but the replies may provide some excellent insight into why the Democrats took such huge hits in Congress this year. Republicans are tired of being called racist, gun-totin’, bible-thumpin’, uneducated knuckle-draggers — and their votes reflect that.