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The United Grapes of America

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What's red and blue and purple all over? A better electoral map.

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What's red and blue, and purple all over?  The United Grapes of America.

(For those of you who remember the "Alexander the Grape" jokes.)

The electoral map (cartogram, actually) that is much more reflective of the reality of the American populace than the silly and misleading Mercator-projection (?) geographical map they show us all the time.  Check out the link.  Many other interesting variations.



 

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election/2012/ 


 

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