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Red vs Blue - Driving

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. Salty

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    Democrats are richer and probably have newer cars. You have to take into account rural poverty, which the Democrats ignore, but which has gotten worse under Obama.
     
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    Actually, if you read the comments in the OP article - there are things said that would account for the states.
     
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    Or it might be that a lot of Republicans are bad drivers and don't really care if they kill a person outside the womb.:rolleyes:

    It's gotten worse under every President since we started shipping manufacturing jobs away and allowing Monsanto and other conglomerates to force out family farms.
     
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    No, this is a measurement of population density, not accidents per driver. Those who live in rural areas drive more miles and at a faster rate. Many residents in urban areas don't drive and use public transportation all the time.

    It would've be a less misleading statistic if this was accidents per driver. And really this doesn't hold up, except it fits this writer's "thesis":

    http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/812196.pdf

    and 2010 was picked for a reason.
     
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