Engineering a Permanent Democratic Majority

Matthew Yglesias points the direction in his post: the Geographically smallest Electoral College map, which starts with the densest states and works down:

Geographically smallest Electoral College map.

If Democrats can bring Indiana, Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida (or even two or three of them) firmly into the Democratic camp, the game is over for the foreseeable future.

Those states are clearly where Democrats’ long-term, big-picture political efforts need to be focused in the next two to four years.

Cross-posted at Asymptosis.