Change Politics: Re-Mapping America

Consider how this would change American politics.

Slate’s Matt Yglesias noted that parts of the Pacific coast would turn red and some Southern states would grow more liberal; Nate Cohn of The New Republic recently determined that, by turning some heavily Democratic-leaning cities into “city-states,” the map would have caused Democrats to win those regions by uselessly large margins in 2012, tilting the election toward Mitt Romney.

via Neil Freeman Gives a Tour of Bushwick, Brooklyn : The New Yorker.

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