Message to the Democratic states: It’s not working

My brilliant brother-in-law put together a chart showing the correlation between a state’s debt load and it’s government (Democratic or Republican).  The chart’s statistics won’t come as a surprise to conservatives, but I bet they’d come as a big surprise to a whole lot of liberals:

I wish there was a simple, pithy way to suggest to the citizens of Democratically run states that they might want to try something different for a change.