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- noun A
cityor region characterizedby its knowledgeand ideas.
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As for the rest: For every "ideopolis" of professional voters there is an exurb -- a fast-growing, often Republican-dominated space on the fringe of a metropolitan area.
Moreover, all of these demographic slices of the electorate are predominantly relocating to "ideopolis" urban areas -- high-tech metropolitan cities surrounded by extensive exurbs, like Denver-Boulder, Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, and so forth.
And this white-collar based strategy based on the "ideopolis" of northern Virginia, Raleigh-Durham, central Florida, Atlanta, and potentially Dallas-Ft.
Did you realize that Madison is an “ideopolis” along with San Francisco?
Tuesday's elections seem to be a model of the synthesis strategy in operation, as ideopolis-rich New Jersey chose Democrat Jon Corzine as its new governor; bluer than blue California gave Arnold the finger on all four of the propositions he sponsored; Dover, Pennsylvania turned out Republican school board members backing the teaching of Intelligent Design; and a decidedly purple Virginia chose Democrat Tim Kaine as its governor.