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THE NEW YORK TIMES DOES RURAL AMERICA
My friend who reads the New York Times alerted me tothis articleabout rural America’s continued movement away from the Democratic party. I’m glad he did. The article is well worth reading.
The most noteworthy thing about the Times’ piece is the numbers it presents from Virginia:
In 2008, there were only four small Virginia counties where Republicans won 70% or more of the vote in that year’s presidential race. Nowhere was the party above 75%. This year, Youngkin was above 70% in 45 counties — and he surpassed 80% in 15 of them.
Virginia has 95 counties. The Times doesn’t say how many of them are rural, but judging from the breakdown inthis mapit looks Youngkin was above 70 percent in just about all of them.
The Times notes that…
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