the simple distastefulness of having barefoot poverty within the US.
Yeah, who is really going to cry for rural white Americans trapped in this cycle? Nobody.
Also, "so backward that nobody wants to be a farmer"? WTF? Farmers are, by definition, backward. They live in shithole nowhere-land. There is no culture, no art, no theater, no learning. Just figuring out how to make money from a patch of land, and molesting your daughters. Who feels sorry for these bitter clingers?