"I have not really researched all of these statistics myself, and I have certainly not made them up. The New York Times has done all the intense and intricate work. It is available on the Times web-site under Results and Analysis. (There are still many ways in which this newspaper is the real paper of record. I need to learn that, even when it rankles me, I am dependent on it and love it.)" - Marty Peretz, who knows Massachusetts, and loves the NYT as much as I do (which means to say it sometimes drives us bonkers but we couldn't live without it).

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