Originally Posted by Prison Bitch
The whole "blue states are net payers!" is dumb because we have to ask who is paying and who is receiving in those states. If Republicans in blue states are funding Democrats in red states, doesn't that change the dynamic?
We know that families over 50K in income voted GOP and those below voted heavily Dem. So I would bet anything the bulk of the "payers" in blue states are either GOP or half GOP.
I will give you one chance to figure out how stupid this is. Hint, the majority of entitlement spending is by is in Social Security. How do old people tend to vote?