Indianapolis bleats and blares and protests too much that the Hoosier state is an idyllic business paradise with low taxes, low costs, low unemployment, low everything.
Indiana’s the Walmart of… wait, don’t fret about those woefully low wages, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce reassures struggling, undernourished souls. The low cost of living means that scant pittance isn’t really as bad as it seems.
Yet, all the blather and palaver and ideological would-you-rather somehow fails to stem the ongoing, bleeding, gushing exodus of the college educated out of state to scattered scintillating cities.
Propaganda engines like the Indiana Economic Development Corporation trumpet all these purported jobs at some factory or warehouse or call center, yet years later, a TV reporter stands in an empty field that never got developed.