In ABS-CBNNEWS.COM, Today newspaper celebrates its getting its predictions right again. Great explanation as to why Bush won.
Is America’s middle “Jesusland” as one online map puts it? Partly so. There’s more to it than that.
The American South -conservative, etc.- shifted to the Republicans after Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society. Only occassionally has it flirted with the Democrats, who controlled it from Franklin D. Roosevelt to LBJ. The East, on the other hand, and the West, have gone Democratic. Note that the South produces a great percentage of the troops and officers of the U.S. military. So who do you expect to stick to “mah cuntry raht ohr wrang”?
That and of course the Bible Thumpers did get out and vote for Dubya.