Election 2012: Red States vs. BREW States
Pundits and political scientists like to come up with novel ways to categorize the electorate and predict elections. But Philadelphia Daily News columnist and beer writer Joe Sixpack (that is his real byline, although I suspect it’s not the name on his long-form birth certificate) has bested them all. Sixpack put together a chart of density of breweries in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, color-coding them by whether they voted for Obama (blue) or McCain (red) in 2008.
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry giving a short stump speech to about 100 Nevadans in Elko on Friday. Elko, which has a population of about 18,000, is nevertheless one of the more popular states for candidates and national figures to visit, including George W. Bush in 2006 and then-candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in 2008.
Roll Call’s Meredith Shiner says what we’re all thinking: “I’m sorry, but does Shelley Berkley’s husband look a little like Buster Bluth to you?”
Watch out for Loose Seal!
Storify of reactions to the Shelley Berkley investigations -
For the uninformed, Storify is a really cool tool that lets you aggregate links, Twitter posts and anything social-media related and placed in a convenient timeline. Worth checking out
Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job addressing women’s issues – Obama or Romney? Why?
Washington Post photographers and audio journalists traveled across Virginia to collect portraits and responses to that question for the first part of our “Liberty through the lens” project.
We want your answers too. Reply here, send your photo, or tweet your response using the hashtag #VoterVoices.