any U.S. state that tends to be or is undecided in a general election
The phrase "red state, blue state, purple state" represents the American political map during a general election.
All LSD trips aside, “purple haze” usually is in the conversation as one of the greatest guitar songs of all time.
“purple haze” is not only a signature Hendrix song, but also a signature psychedelic drug song.
The heat it emptied quivered visibly in the parched fields, and the mountains swam in a purple haze.
At last they showed it her, that gleaming golden cloud upon the purple haze of the horizon.
When he stood on the low platform before the convention, he trembled and saw only a purple haze.
This we could not now fully appreciate for dusk was falling and the city was in a purple haze, which deepened as we looked.
Trent, who had risen early, saw the dome of the Shwe Dagon in the dawn, like a rippling flame against the purple haze.
The day of the picnic rose clear and bright, changing soon to the purple haze and soft air of a day in late November.
Faint it lay in the distance, only a few of its white spires shining out dimly from the purple haze.
But here he could sweep with his eyes league upon league of a vast panorama where sky and peak mingled in a glory of purple haze.
LSD mixed with methedrine (1967+)