Posted: 22 Nov 2010 12:12 AM PST
Political science PhD candidate David Sparks has look at the evolution of the two-party vote:
David notes further:
Watch it play out in the video below.
This is a very interesting animation. While the years click by in tiny print, you can watch the back-and-forth dance of blue vs red zones, Democrats vs Republicans. Most of the period is dominated by a blue FDR era, and before that a Republican roaring 20s. Since about 1964, following the JFK coup, we’ve had an ongoing ebb and flow of red heartland vs. blue coastal zones. Injections of funding and propaganda at appropriate times and in appropriate ways enables elites to keep us systematically divided, making politics a hopeless game.
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