In 2016 Hillary Clinton carried the following states by a majority of the vote: California, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, and Maryland. In the other states she carried more people voted against her than voted for her.
Add this to your pipe. Here’s the rank of those states in terms of fiscal health (worst is 50—Illinois, natch):
That’s a catastrophic display of bad governing. On whom shall we depend for good government? Too many Republicans are minarchists or anarcho-capitalists for that.