[NTLK] Blue liberals, was Call for Einstein domain names
romad at aol.com
Sun Dec 4 00:00:02 EST 2011
The networks USED to be even handed and alternate the colors. The funny
thing is that if they wanted to do it right, the Democratic Party would
have the red color since that is the standard color for parties of the
"Left". However, they also don't use colors for the other parties except
for the Greenies.
On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 4:33 PM, Max Smith <maxmaxmaxmaxsmith at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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.
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