Ed Driscoll

It's The Demography, Stupid

Last October, we linked to a Connecticut Post article which spotted trouble on the horizon for the New England region:

Are New England’s best days behind it? Is it fated to be an old, blue, cold and complacent corner of a red-hot America?

Some indicators suggest so. The six states are barely holding their own in population; Massachusetts is actually slipping. Each year the merger mania of big companies seems to snap up a famed New England corporation