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From Andrew Sullivan:

You’ll notice something interesting about the conservative 90s.
The West — the former bulwark of conservatism — shifted profoundly toward
the Democratic party…The South is a powerful force, and it swiftly forced
the West out of the Republican column…Fundamentalism is an inherently
expansionist philosophy. It cannot tolerate dissent the way easy-going
California conservatism once did….The GOP is now a fundamentalist,
Christian, Southern party first — and tries to cobble some more slices of
the pie onto that base…
From href=”http://www.usatoday.com/news/politicselections/vote2004/countymap.htm”
>USA Today
, a map of 2004 presidential election results, by county:




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