The amendment to safeguard traditional marriage passed by a mile — 61 to 39 percent. Take a look at the color-coded election-results map to see just how far to the Left the four Triangle counties really are. Several days ago, a true-believing Leftist told me he doesn’t know anyone who supports the amendment. When I told him he is far, far, far to the left of most North Carolinians on this issue, he scoffed at me. The election returns show the gulf that exists between the ultra-liberal Triangle and mainstream North Carolina.