Well, one instance: I lived in Florida for a while when younger. At that time there were still anti-miscegenation laws
there, and a deeply seated racism is still pervasive in all of the states which seceded from the Union in our Civil War in the mid-19th century. Many voters in these states will vote against Obama in the coming election because of his Negro ancestry.
If you want a depressing overview of some of the stars of the USA "Christian Taliban", you can take a look at this site
. Of course, not all of them are in the fly-over states, but most are, and several hold or have held powerful political office.