There's perhaps no better spokesman for the complexities of the South than Scott Hudson of Flintville, Tennessee. He drove the 90 minutes up from Lincoln County to Nashville in order to greet President Obama.
Hudson loves the Confederate flag. He also loves Obamacare. If he could get a photo with the president, Hudson says maybe "southerners would start to smile at him again.”
He's worth hearing in his words:
And if you need more from Hudson, here's the raw audio with WPLN intern Allie Gross asking the questions.