Characterizing the Midwest in Maps and Essays.

Last week, FiveThirtyEight published the results of a survey that asked self-identified Midwesterners what states properly constitute the region: As a Midwestern expat in the Southeast, I have strong opinions on the matter (I’m totally judging you, 10% of respondents who place WY and PA in the Midwest. To wit, Meghann Marco nails the argument against Pennsylvania’s…