NOW --- WHAT'S THIS ABOUT A POPULAR VOTE?
OK here are some facts on this weeks vote from this map and USA Today.
Square miles won:
Population of counties won:
Gore 127 million
Bush 143 million
And what was the only state that did not have one single county vote for Al Gore? Hint. It was the only state that Bill Clinton never visited during his presidency.
If we were to move to a popular vote in this country those counties up there in blue would be the counties that our politicians would concentrate on. Nebraska (the only Clinton-Free state) would, for all intents and purposes, cease to be a part of this country insofar as presidential politics is concerned. After all, there's a reason Bill Clinton never went to Nebraska while making dozens of trips to California.
Also --- think about this! My bet is if you took those blue counties and compared them to the red counties in terms of federal government spending, you would find out that much more federal money is spent in those blue counties than those red counties. Also --- look for concentration of government workers. Again -- you'll find them in the blue counties.
You want a popular vote for the presidency? I'll assume
you don't live in one of those red counties.