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    because, bear83, wyvern

    fits in with the Wyoming, Idaho and Utah part of the country, which is the part of the West in which the GOP is still strong.

    It helps them with the Senate, but those states have 15 Electoral votes between them, which is the same as North Carolina.  They've got seven representatives, which is one fewer than Wisconsin has.

    You could say that the GOP is the party of the South and the most conservative parts of the West, but that part of the West just isn't big enough to have to include that.

    Politics ain't beanbag--Mr. Dooley

    by LeftCoastTimm on Wed Nov 12, 2008 at 11:08:50 AM PST

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