Elections seem to bring out hate speech. I guess I shouldn't be surprised, but I am. I wish these ignorant folks would move into the 21st Century, where many of us are now living.
Anyway, an interesting excercise, to use the geotagged tweets of these idiots to map where people spew the hate.
If you want to see the hate (and I warn you, you will likely be shocked), you can read the story at Jezebel.
Mapping Racist Tweets in Response to President Obama’s Re-election
A couple of findings from this analysis. Mississippi and Alabama have the highest LQ measures with scores of 7.4 and 8.1, respectively. Other southern states (Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee) surroundin…
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