On Thursday, Hot Air posted an article about the 2020 census and some of the mistakes made.
The article includes the following map:
I realize the map is a little difficult to read, but the purple states were under-counted and the green states were over-counted.
The article notes:
So, the bottom line is that it’s too late now for any of this to matter. Still, it’s hard not to notice the pattern. Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida and Texas are all red states. Here’s the breakdown of who these states send to the House of Representatives:
- Arkansas – 4 Republicans
- Florida – 16 Republicans, 11 Democrats
- Mississippi – 3 Republicans, 1 Democrat
- Tennessee – 7 Republicans, 2 Democrats
- Texas – 23 Republicans, 13 Democrats (though one, Filemon Vela, resigned in March)
These are the numbers:
I am reaching the end of my ability to believe in amazing coincidences.