Today in, ‘people from Michigan are fucked up’: We learn what “cranking” is

One strange thing I’ve learned as I’ve moved about the country is that people from the rest of the 48 continuous states don’t think Michigan has rednecks, white trash, hillbillies, or whatever your chosen vernacular may be.

They are wrong. Because once you get outside of Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and resort cities like Traverse City and Grand Haven, that’s pretty much all the state is.

Today’s gem comes from the Saginaw area, where a political hopeful gives us a lesson on what “cranking” is.

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