Friday, November 05, 2004
Current deadbeat states who went for Bush:
(those getting >110%+ of their tax money back)
Non-deadbeat states for Bush:
Deadbeat states for Kerry:
Non-debeat states for Kerry:
Note - that may look like a simple cut-n-paste, but a lot of work went into it.
So what the heck is up with that? I don't have any good theories. Obviously I'm missing something here. But I can safely say that this should drive a spike straight through the idea that modern Republicans have anything to do at all with the ideals of smaller government. This would be an interesting topic to fold into the ideology-vs.-policy discussion.