Cities Vs. The Rest Of The Country

Conventional wisdom is that the presidential election was a battle between the secular coasts and religious heartland. Wrong.
November 8, 2004, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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" 'It's the secular coasts versus the religious heartland'... That sums up the conventional wisdom that right-wing Republicans would prefer that you believe and that too many of the rest of us do believe.

...The real electoral division isn't between the coasts and the heartland. It's between cities all over the United States and the rest of the country... Kerry actually carried, sometimes convincingly, cities in some of the deepest-red red states that are about as far from coastal secularism as you can imagine."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Sunday, November 7, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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