It is no surprise that Democrats pander to the large metropolitan and inner city areas of the United States while Republicans appeal more to people living in the rural areas.
The following two maps, created by the New York Times, provides a stunning look at that great divide.
Hillary won the popular vote on November 8th IF you count the 3 million illegal votes, but Trump was supported by residents occupying 85% of the land area of the country.
While Harry Reid and a long list of media pundits, celebrities and elitists have lashed out at the electoral college over the past week, the images above illustrate perfectly why it is so fundamental to our democracy. The entire purpose of the electoral college was to prevent massive centralized population centers (e.g. New York City, Los Angeles & San Francisco) from imposing their will upon the rest of the country and it seems to have worked just as intended in the 2016 election.