Rooting for the underdog
Readers of this column in New York City, Chicago, Miami, Dallas and Los Angeles can stop reading right now. If you generally root for the Yankees, for example, you won't be able to relate to the central thesis of this article, which is why small town folks always find themselves always rooting for the underdog.
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