Originally Posted by TonyR
8 out of 10 of the highest GDP states as well, if I'm not mistaken. Says at least a little something. But keep ignoring that data. It's what the GOP did the last two elections. Maybe they finally learned their lesson? I guess we'll see.
...I'd bet a good chunk of money that 80%+ of the high income rural counties were red and that the lower income but much higher populated urban settings went blue, so don't pretend it's nearly as cut and dry as you're smoke&mirrors-ing it to be.