Based on the attacks by the "blues" I'm thinkin I'd rather be a blue in a red state - if I HAD to be a blue. Machiavelli came from a blue state. I know that much.
I cannot tell you how long this road shall be, but fear not the obstacles in your path, for fate has vouchsafed your reward. Though the road may wind, yea, your hearts grow weary, still shall ye follow them, even unto your salvation.