Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Best Run States v Worst Run States

Last month, we saw that the 'Blue States' tend to have higher median incomes than the 'Red States.' Which doesn't prove they have better governance, but which is, I believe, suggestive.

The Wall Street Journal just published a list of "The Best and Worst Run States In America: A Survey of All Fifty"

I figured it would be interesting to see how that list breaks down by Red State v Blue State v "Purple State" (Wikipedia: "A purple state refers to a swing state where both Democratic and Republican candidates receive strong support without an overwhelming majority of support for either party.")

Here it is:

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