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Proud Boys at Ohio event in 2020. By Becker1999 from Grove City, OH — CC BY 2.0,

A Rich Man’s War, a Poor Man’s Fight

Why do the poorest Americans blindly support a self-proclaimed billionaire?

The chart hereunder was shared all over social media in the past few days. It represents the share of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) “won” by each candidate when adding up all the counties that voted for them. Looking at the definition of GDP in an IMF publication, we read that

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Credits to The Brookings Institution
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Biden’s lead in the 32 counties with a GDP over $100B. Middlesex is extrapolated from the MA data. Sources: Wikipedia, NYT. Courtesy of thee author.
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