An easy way to appeal to rural America is a hefty dose of American pride. The Democrats seemed to get the message during their convention in Philadelphia, PA. After the first day was criticized for its lack of flag, the following days were overflowing with the star spangled banner.
The attempted message to Republicans was clear: We can be patriotic too.
Unfortunately, when it came time to prove that the flags were more than just a prop, Hillary and her team failed badly.
See them ignore a fallen flag in the video below: