Four gaps, one president
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 09/04/2016
Such long-term changes are in train everywhere, and the unusual profile of Mr. Trump adds new wrinkles to the map. He could lose the GOP redoubts of Utah and Idaho (both Republican in every election since 1952 with the exception of the 1964 Barry Goldwater debacle) because of his attacks against Mr. Romney, which did not play well in the two states with the largest blocs of Mormons.
“All of a sudden,” Mr. Dukakis, who now teaches politics at Northeastern University in Boston, said in an interview, “there are a bunch of states that were supposed to be red but might not be so red this time.”