So we live in a polarized country. Romney won mostly in those states that were in the Confederacy or were part of territories where slavery was allowed. The exceptions are Virginia, New Mexico and Colorado that went for Obama and Indiana that went to Romney.
The geographical polarization proves that the distant echoes of slavery still resonate in the minds of many Southern whites. Working class whites in the South voted for Romney by more than a 40% difference and in Mississippi they may have gone to Romney by more than 90%. You've seen the maps and the polls. If some of you question any of this I'll be glad to point you to the sources. I am writing this diary while I wait at Miami International for a flight down to the real deep south that leaves in 4 hours.
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