The Blue States Are Now the Beggar States
Fifty states experimented with responses to the virus, and the verdict is in: The big blue states got crushed. The highest unemployment states are Hawaii, Nevada, California, Colorado, New York, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. On average, the blue states have 2 percentage points higher unemployment, which means millions of more jobless citizens. Their revenues have collapsed with businesses closed down. Bailing out blue states verifies collapse of the blue state model.