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The Significance of Region in Presidential Politics or, Does Hillary Clinton Have a Home State?

It is well known by now that, if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in the general election, they will easily be the two most disfavored candidates in recent electoral history. Answers abound for why that is, but I want to introduce a theory here that might account for some part of Clinton’s “strongly unfavorable” ratings. Of course, because so many people have their own strong feelings about Clinton, I suppose I am playing with fire here. But it is not my intent to pass judgment on the substantive reasons many people offer for disliking or distrusting Clinton, nor Read more