Obama wins the loamy soil vote.

The counties in the southeast that voted for Obama are the counties with the most nutritious soils. Consequently, they’re where cotton was once grown and, also consequently, they’re where the bulk of the region’s slaves were held. I love these interdisciplinary mash-ups. (Via Kottke)

Published by Waldo Jaquith

Waldo Jaquith (JAKE-with) is an open government technologist who lives near Char­lottes­­ville, VA, USA. more »

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