Theories about our right-wing and left-wing mind-sets don't explain why they are tied to geography.
While not endorsing all the cultural assumptions in the article, this is still an interesting exploration into expalining why distinct places are are politically aligned with particular parties.
Questions to ponder: What portions of the author's argument do you agree (or disagree) with? What do you see as the reasons behind the spatial distributions of "blue" and "red" in the United States?
Tags: political, place, USA, culture, unit 4 political.
Via Seth Dixon