Oh, that's ridiculous. Madonna can tour any city in any part of the country and sell out an arena. She is Madonna.
That's not just the Madonna fan talking. (Though the "Red America" and "Blue America" media-perpetuated "divide" is ridiculous and totally inaccurate, I will reluctantly use such terms since you have.) Madonna has major appeal nationwide, from Blood Red Indiana to Purple Ohio, which is conveniently right next door. For example, the idea that Madonna couldn't sell out a show in Kansas City is weak at best. Thousands of wannabes-turned-soccer moms would flock to see her simply be