We don't choose where we are born, so it is kind of silly to be proud of it.
People aren't all that different, in different states.
Their are liberals in Alaska, and conservatives in New York.
Sarah Palin accuses those who live in New York of being "elite", and then when asked what she means by "elite" she says people who think they are better than others. Sarah Palin seems to think she is better than New Yorkers because she is from Alaska.