Republican Fundraising 2012 - the Early Days

Thursday, August 25, 2011
They're coming! Holy crap, they're coming!

It's always instructive to see the spatial dimensions of politics. Development Seed in D.C. just set up this snappy way of viewing individual donations to candidates so far this election cycle [it's already a cycle? Jeez, slow down, Hoss.]:

The regional clustering of some candidates - Romney owns the coasts, the midwest is split - is a fairly good representation of how our society fractures and gathers, even on the conservative side of things alone.

Mostly surprising is the number of times Ron Paul's name shows up. Dude just won't quit. Or make a coherent argument for a tight monetary policy.

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