red states versus blue states

The Hardened Divide in American Politics

Sam Wang, The American Prospect

With increased partisan polarization among voters, how states vote from one election to the next also changes much less than it previously did. That’s the reason we can talk about “red states” and “blue states” and focus on only a few battlegrounds. 

Red v. Blue States: A Divide Worth Having

J. Robert Smith, American Thinker

The left's error may be in thinking that conservative Americans will eventually go quietly into the good night, permitting the left to work its will.