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"The Emergence of Two Americas"

"The Biden cabinet is overwhelmingly made up of elite-school educated, coastal big-city denizens -- a third of the new cabinet went to Harvard -- with little representation from the South, the evangelical community or the Plains (agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack [of Iowa] is the exception ...

"Biden's affiliation with the dense Northeast seems utterly out of sync with a country where the 'hot' metros in America -- in terms of jobs and migration -- are no longer the agglomerations around San Francisco, LA or New York but places like Dallas-Fort Worth, Salt Lake City, Columbus, Indianapolis and Des Moines ...

"Virtually all the highest unemployment rates are in coastal ... states, while the lowest tend to be in central and southern states ..."

--Demographer Joel Kotkin, "Battle Between Two Americas,", June 22,2021

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