RED VERSUS BLUE
here's how Americans really voted
Cartographers Michael Gastner, Cosma Shalizi, and Mark Newman at the University of Michigan devised a map that shows how we voted by gradation, rather than by gross colorations based only on which side got more than 50% | Thus showing that the pure reds
are considerably fewer in representation than the mainstream media would have us believe | They have an interesting website ~ Maps and Cartograms of the 2004 election
~ describing the detail to this projection |
Now, an entirely different way of looking at this would be as Wonkette
described a mostly purple nation, "God! our country looks gay!