Via Andrew. The purple swathe represents areas where Hillary earned more than 65 percent of the vote. It runs across states like Pennsylvania and Michigan, Ohio and Missouri, all of which we can expect to be battlegrounds this fall. And if you overlaid this map with an ethnographic map showing the concentration of Webb's beloved Scots-Irish, I suspect that it would probably be a pretty close match. (I hear Webb's Virginia might be a battleground, too ...)
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