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The chart Mitt Romney has to explain if he thinks "culture" makes Israel richer than Palestine

Your move, Mittens.

Mitt Romney in Israel. Photograph: Getty Images

As of 2010, the average Democratic state received $1.24 in benefits for every dollar of federal taxes paid, while the average Republican state received $1.49. If culture affects economics... does that mean that liberalism is better than conservativism? Your move, Mitt.

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