When President Trump looks at America, he sees two very different worlds: He’s visited inner cites he declared to be “worse than almost any of the places in the Middle East,” he slammed New Hampshire as a “drug-infested den.” And he’s championed “beautiful” cities full of “massive crowds” and “true American patriots,” often in states that voted for him. Oh yeah, and he really hates regions where a personality or politician crossed him. Always, though, Trump uses some very vivid imagery to paint his black-and-white vision of America. Here it is.

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Kentucky

Abraham Lincoln was a “great president. Most people don’t even know he was a Republican.”

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Maine

“What it does do is it gets you out to see states that you’ll never see otherwise. It’s very interesting. Like Maine. I went to Maine four times.” Trump, referring to the fact that Maine splits its electoral vote (one of only two states to do that) said, “I went to Maine 2 for one, because everybody was saying you can get to 269 but there is no path to 270.”

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Massachusetts

“They have a hell of a team,” Trump has said of the Patriots, of which he’s a big fan. (He and Patriots owner Bob Kraft are close.)

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Ohio

“Tonight I’m back in the center of the American heartland, far away from the Washington swamp to spend time with thousands of true American patriots.”

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Tennessee

“I know you people aren’t skeptical people, ‘cause nobody would be that way in Tennessee. Nope, nobody. Not Tennessee.”

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West Virginia

“The folks in West Virginia who were so nice to me.”

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Wisconsin

Trump repeatedly refers to the fact that a Republican presidential candidate hadn’t won Wisconsin since the 1980s. He also references its large crowds. “We had tremendous crowds. And I’d leave these massive crowds, I’d say, ‘Why are we going to lose this state?’ ”

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California

“Arnold Schwarzenegger isn’t voluntarily leaving the Apprentice, he was fired by his bad (pathetic) ratings, not by me. Sad end to great show”

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San Jose

“The Mayor of San Jose did a terrible job of ordering the protection of innocent people. The thugs were lucky supporters remained peaceful!”

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D.C.

“We don’t need advice from the Washington swamp. We need to drain the swamp.”

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Hawaii

Hours after a Hawaii judge blocked a revised version of his travel ban, Trump called it “an unprecedented judicial overreach.”

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Illinois

Chicago

“More than two homicide victims per day. What the hell is going on in Chicago? Better tell that mayor to get tough.”

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Maryland

Baltimore

“I see where Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore is pushing Crooked [Hillary] hard. Look at the job she has done in Baltimore. She is a joke!”

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Massachusetts

Boston

“Boston’s Mayor Walsh wasted a lot of time and money on going for the Olympics, and then he gave up. I don’t want him negotiating for me!”

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New Mexico

“She’s [Susana Martinez] got to do a better job. Okay? Your governor has got to do a better job.”

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New York

New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio is the “single worst mayor in the history of New York City.”

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Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Former mayor Michael Nutter “is a crude dope!”

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South Dakota

After Badlands National Park tweeted defiant climate-change messages, the Trump administration ordered a ban on all Interior Department employees using Twitter, which was lifted the next day.

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Texas

Dallas

Called Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban “dopey.”

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Virginia

“[Republican Party of] Virginia has lost statewide 7 times in a row. Will now not allow desperately needed new voters. Suicidal mistake. RNC MUST ACT NOW!”

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Wyoming

“I don’t want to waste money going to Wyoming, sending crews for months and months knowing you’re not going to beat the bosses. I’ve beaten the bosses.”

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Failing, infested or otherwise in shambles

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California

Los Angeles

“Our airports are like from a Third World country,” Trump has said, singling out LAX, LaGuardia, Newark and Kennedy.

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“California in many ways is out of control.”

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Georgia

Atlanta, specifically John Lewis's congressional district

“Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and falling apart (not to . . . mention crime infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results. All talk, talk, talk - no action or results. Sad!”

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Illinois

Chicago

“You go to some of these inner-city places and it’s so sad when you look at the crime. … They’re living in hell. You look at the numbers in Chicago. There are two Chicagos. There’s one Chicago that’s incredible, luxurious and all — and safe. There’s another Chicago that’s worse than almost any of the places in the Middle East that we talk about and you talk about every night on the newscasts. So we’re gonna do a lot of work on the inner cities.”

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Iowa

“How stupid are the people of Iowa? How stupid are the people of the country to believe this crap?”

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Maryland

Baltimore

Repeatedly referred to as an inner city.

Michigan

Detroit

“You could go to war zones in countries that we’re fighting and it’s safer than living in some of our inner cities that are run by the Democrats. It is a disaster the way African Americans are living in many cases, and in many cases the way Hispanics are living.”

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New Hampshire

“I won New Hampshire because New Hampshire is a drug-infested den.”

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New York

“Our airports are like from a Third World country”

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Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh

Repeatedly referred to as an inner city.

Harrisburg

Trump said Harrisburg “looked like a war zone” from his plane.

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Texas

“The drugs pouring through on the southern border are unbelievable. We’re becoming a drug culture, there’s so much. And most of it’s coming from the southern border.”

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