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11-13-2012, 01:16 PM
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I wouldn't bank on seeing them in the Union any time soon.

First, either the Reps or Dems will block their statehood depending on whether PR swings red or blue so they don't gift free electoral votes to the opposition. This is why states are pretty much always granted statehood in pairs or an even number; it allows the political balance to be maintained.

Second, only letting in one state screws up the stars on the flag. Nobody wants a goofy flag.

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