I have a new post
up on Talking Points Memo in the discussion of Andrew Gelman`s Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State
on why California went from being the Republican to the Democratic anchor state in the Electoral College, while Texas went from being a swing state to being the GOP anchor state.
You can read all the contributors here
. Things are finally heating up there, with lots of pointing and sputtering at my hatefacts, hatestats, and hategraphs.