in today's Maine Sunday Telegram on how the G.O.P. has managed to make itself all-but extinct in the region of its birth.
The argument is built on the framework developed in my most recent book, American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America. If you're interested in examining the "nations map" more closely, there's a high-resolution PDF available here at World Wide Woodard.
Readers of the print edition will find it on the front of the Insight section today. My thanks to staff artist Michael Fisher for the excellent "elephant-in-the-boat" illustration.
Regular readers will recall that I floated an initial version of this argument last month at Washington Monthly's Ten Miles Square.
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