One Salient Oversight: Who Votes for Who?

One Salient Oversight looks at the last US Presidential election and finds:

Eight of the top ten richest states in America voted for the Democrats.

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All ten of America’s poorest states voted for the Republicans.

Then, he comments

There’s all sorts of things you could work out from this quick study. One is the illusion that the Republicans are the party of rich people and the Democrats are the party of the poor. Another is the possibility that Democrat states are more likely to enrich their people than Republican ones, and if that is true, then perhaps there is something to be said for increasing spending on welfare.