Kali Holloway – Where Does Your City Rank? The Most Liberal—and Conservative—Cities Around the Country

Remember when Sarah Palin said she [3] loved to visit “the real America”—as if there are parts of the country that are less authentically American than others? A more articulate person might’ve said she preferred visiting the more conservative swaths of the country to the liberal ones. It’s still a politically unwise admission, but unwise is pretty much Palin’s middle name. In any case, buried somewhere in Palin’s otherwise asinine comment was an element of truth: there are, indeed, parts of the country that lean right and others that lean left. Even without an official count, most Americans could probably tell you where those respective areas are, geographically. Now, a newly released survey of campaign donations offers hard evidence of the political allegiances of different sections of the country.

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