Thursday, 4 November 2004
This evening a chilling juxtaposition was brought to my attention. The national red/blue map from this week's Presidential election looks strikingly like this 1860 map of state & territory alignments prior to the Civil War. If ever we needed our President not to make a mockery of reaching out and inclusion, it is now.
Election 2004 Results
Source: USA Today
Free States and Slave States, before the Civil War
Source: Annenberg/CPB Learner.org