Here’s a graf from the Washington Post‘s story on the Haley Barbour win in Mississippi:
Barbour entered the race as a nationally known Republican who had not been a full-time resident of Mississippi in years. But in a state that has grown increasingly Republican yet remains among the poorest, Barbour told voters how his contacts in Washington and among corporate leaders could benefit Mississippi economically. [Emphasis added]
Yes — only fat, rich, old white men in top hats ever vote Republican.