I think the Ration speaks for itself, even with Yahoo's idiotic terms.
IMO, Iowa is more purple than red. Your point is still valid, of course.
50. Dark blue
49. Dark blue
48. Dark blue
47. Light blue to purple
46. Dark blue
And it isn't polite to say it, but #5 goes up a few notches because it is mostly white and #47 goes down a few notches because it has a large population of a certain minority which it isn't polite to point out.
Don’t be surprised if obama uses his magic pen to make fracking illegal. North Dakota will be closed for business.
We are not red! They are red. Red is for commies. People, we have to stop accepting how they define us. Since, Red is their true color and reveals far too much about the liberal agenda, the leftist Svengalis did a jedi mind trick getting us to accept the label of red. It is dumb for us to deny political history and accept this redefinition. We are true blue and always have been.
We are not red! I will reject their made-up reality and substitute the actual reality.