For Those Who Do Their Planning with a Straight Edge Ruler …

… THIS IS A GOOD SUMMARY OF THE SITUATION

‘Takes all of the oxygen out’: Trump further divides political map for 2020:

The Trump effect now sets the stage for an intensely tribal 2020 showdown over his reelection, with a smaller and heavily rural Republican Party facing off against a growing Democratic coalition of suburban and urban residents in higher-income states. …

Trump emerged in firm control of a Republican Party with an expanded majority in the U.S. Senate and a viable path to reelection, if he can hold onto his historic support in Florida and the industrial Midwestern states that nonetheless elected Democrats statewide this year.

BUT HERE’S A HINT:

When planning, it is unwise to rely on a straight edge ruler as your primary tool for prognostication.

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