I just got back from a Great Big Sea concert in Portland, ME, where we had a memorable election-related moment.
Before the show, a few women broke out their Newfoundland flags and waved them around to general applause. Then, more Newfoundland flags appeared all around the auditorium — at least half a dozen in all. Everyone clapped and cheered.
As the applause died down, someone produced an Obama/Biden yard sign (he carries it around with him?) and unfurled it to even greater applause. There were a couple of boos here and there, but the cheers and whistles easily overwhelmed them. And this was not a particularly young audience.
I guess it's true: Maine is blue.