CENTER RIGHT, CENTER LEFT....Just in case you're curious, here's the difference between a center right country and a center left country. If you squint, you can see it.
In the end, 90% of Republicans voted for McCain and 90% of Democrats voted for Obama almost exactly the same as the 2004 election. The difference? Independents got bluer by about eight points compared to four years ago. The Republican Party lost the middle everywhere, and as a result the map got slightly bluer everywhere too.