Sunday, April 05, 2015

The Culture Wars in the USA

Source: The Economist
The culture wars in the USA have deep historical roots, as the maps show. The states that sought to leave the Union and form a Confederacy a century and a half ago (outlined above) tend to be much more conservative than the rest of the country, especially the west coast and the north east. Utah, with its Mormon heritage, stands out in orange on three of the four maps, virtually alone in the west.

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