Map of the day
Andrew Sullivan (who else?) posts this map showing levels of online interest in homosexual dating by people calling themselves straight. Right. The level of activity goes from blue to green to yellow to orange to red -- that is, from Mayberry to Babylon.
Note the urban islands of homosexual interest in the otherwise straight areas of the old Confederacy -- which reminds me of these observations from Thomas Jefferson:
"I view great cities as pestilential to the morals, the health and the liberties of man. True, they nourish some of the elegant arts; but the useful ones can thrive elsewhere; and less perfection in the others, with more health, virtue and freedom, would be my choice."
"A city life offers you indeed more means of dissipating time, but more frequent, also, and more painful objects of vice and wretchedness."
So how do you explain Canada? Like this: