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20 November 2016 @ 07:08 am
“That’s your education talking.”  
On Rural America: Understanding Isn’t The Problem

Thanx to andrewducker
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Sharon Kahndreamshark on November 21st, 2016 07:00 am (UTC)
And don't forget that a lot of us "coastal elites" actually live in fly-over land.

The split is not actually coastal vs heartland; it is rural vs urban. Looking at the electoral map on a per-state basis is very misleading. A "blue" state is just one where more than half the population lives in a major metropolitan area (and vice versa for red states).

https://www.inverse.com/article/24049-real-electoral-map-2016