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Sailer in Taki's: The Secret History of the 21st Century
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June 14, 2017, 01:58 PM
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From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:

The Secret History of the 21st Century

by Steve Sailer, June 14, 2017

The insightful blogger who goes by the moniker Spotted Toad has created a series of charts explaining the 2016 Electoral College results as a result of average home price in each state.

The pattern is much the same as it has been in every election since 2000: In states where younger white people can better afford to buy a home, they are more likely to be married, have more children, and vote more Republican.In states where whites are less able to afford a home, they marry later, have fewer children, and vote more Democratic. …

Trump won the 22 states with the cheapest homes, and 26 of the 27 least costly states. Conversely, Hillary Clinton carried 15 of the 16 states with the most expensive housing. …

Here is Spotted Toad’s graph showing the fifty states, with Trump’s share of the vote on the vertical axis and home values on the horizontal axis. The correlation coefficient for the relationship between Trump’s share of the vote and home values in each state was –0.76, a very strong negative correlation.

Read the whole thing there.

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