Thursday, October 30, 2008

Plus ça change, plus ça le même chose

...which is just an elitist (i.e., French) way of saying, "same old, same old."

Here's a map of projected presidential voting, next Tuesday:

And here's a map of Union-supporting vs. Confederacy-supporting states, circa 1861:

The song remains the same...except for those damned Dakotas and their neighbors.

All thanks to Andrew Sullivan at the Atlantic Monthly for making the comparison.

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