Baxil (baxil) wrote,

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... Huh.

You all know, I'm assuming, how much the Bush administration has galvanized me politically. If nothing else, I've been keeping a far closer eye on the national mood since he dragged us into Iraq and stole won a second election.

Which is why I did a double-take when I stumbled across this map today:
(Click to enlarge)

Granted, the effect would be a little stronger if the mapmakers had reversed the blue and the red, but political junkies might be interested in what sort of data is producing a map that has such an interesting (if not necessarily powerful) degree of correlation with the famous old election results.

The answer is a map of relative rates of marijuana use.

Is marijuana a "liberal" drug? If so, is that affecting the political climate around it and its medical and recreational use? Discuss.
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