[NTLK] Blue liberals, was Call for Einstein domain names
maxmaxmaxmaxsmith at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 19:33:12 EST 2011
On Dec 3, 2011, at 6:32 PM, Andrei Chichak wrote:
> So, is the blue liberal thing an Americanism? In Canada, the
> Conservatives are blue and the Liberals are red.
Since 2000, there have been "red states" and "blue states" in
presidential elections with "red states" having given electoral
college votes to Republicans (conservatives) and the "blue states"
having voted for Democrats (liberals). When talking about these
states in general, there are also "purple states" that are somewhat
wishy-washy and vote for both parties (in different elections of
course). This doesn't really make sense, but that's how it is here.
> Both of them would be economic and political left of the American
> parties, but then again, who isn't?
Ha! No kidding, the spectrum keeps moving to the right here, which
depending on how you look at it is either a good thing or a bad
thing, but is actually a bad thing.
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