Skip to comments.White women are the new angry white men
Posted on 04/01/2010 9:11:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
55% of Tea Party members are women versus 45% men, according to a Quinnipiac poll released last week. 77% of all of them voted for John McCain, and 88% of them are white.
Barack Obama won the Presidency with the help of black women, as a Pew Center analysis explains. These black women experienced the highest turnout number in history - 66% - matching overall white voter turnout which actually decreased. 95% of black women voted for Barack Obama.
The Sarah Palin phenomenon may have motivated the white Tea Party women, who could significantly impact future elections, since their support of any potential Republican candidate has more room to grow than black women's support of an Obama re-election campaign.
Democrats love to hate Sarah Palin, and with the support of the (LOL!) lame stream media, have contributed to Palin's marginalization. Without the ability to self reflect, there is a blind spot. It is dangerous to proclaim yourself a feminist while being dismissive of any woman. When the coverage is over the top, as it has been with Palin (her child, her intelligence...), there might be a tipping point where the negativity begins to work in Palin's favor.
Almost everyone has labeled the Tea Party movement as angry. What about the media and Democrat's reaction? The debate is sullied so the truth may be more difficult to discern. It may be hard to accept that the majority of Tea Party members are motivated by factors other than anger, or another favorite denigrator, fear.
What if these white tea party women are motivated by a sense of being wronged, betrayed by their government, for whom they did not vote? Disenfrachisement is a favorite rallying cry for Democrats. Could white women feel disenfrachised by the dramatic changes they see taking place?
Are white women feeling oppressed, as white men began to feel as their place in American society was challenged? If white women mobilize behind one candidate and turnout out the vote, the almost 20% differential from 77% (John McCain) to 95% (Barrack Obama) could win an election for Republicans.
Despite the historic performance of Nancy Pelosi in commandeering health care victory for the Democrats, individual Democrats and Obama cabinet members remain curiously chauvinistic.
Democrats have short memories. Remember Larry Summers and his Harvard debacle? Not a good thing to declare women inferior as President of Harvard. Remember Florida Congressman Alan Grayson, not so long ago reported on by Fox News?
"Here I am, the only member of Congress who actually worked as an economist. And she's, this lobbyist, this K Street whore, is trying to teach me about economics."
Don't get me started on Joe Biden, who with Arlen Specter (then a Republican), recalled the Salem witch trials in questioning Anita Hill. Some smart Republican should dig up those old Anita Hill hearing tapes. Even President Obama's dismissive treatment of then rival Hillary Clinton is revealing, and could be used to inspire those white Tea Party women.
Republicans should challenge the overwhelming support women voters have given the Democrats. Do these men even like women? Well, we know about the F-word with Biden and everything, but what do they really think? The Boston Globe reported on Summers' Harvard comments at the time.
This was the point that most angered some of the listeners, several of whom said Summers said that women do not have the same ''innate ability" or ''natural ability" as men in some fields.
The Tea Party women seem confident of their innate, or natural ability. Without being schooled by the Republican opposition, all women could take the popular advice of the best selling author, He's Just Not Into You. Move on not to MoveOn, but to a place where your sheer numbers mean you will get the respect you deserve.
If 77$ voted for McCain-Palin then we are not looking at new voters, just and angry base.
I’ve been shocked and amazed at women’s reaction to this abuse of power and marxism.
I thought they would just go along with “sugar-daddy” state—boy was I wrong.
Thank you, American women!
I just put my armour suit on.
The most shocking part of those stats to me is this...
33% of the women at the tea parties voted for obama.
Looking through a liberals eyes, These typical white womens inherent fear of a black man only proves the Tea Partys racism.
Oops. make that 23%
No matter what happens in the United States, I, along with millions of other people have three strikes against us at all times. 1) WHITE 2) ADULT 3) MALE
According to this article, millions more people have joined my ranks. FEMALES
Obama is 50% white, and approx 25% black, 25% arab.
Which part put him where he is today?
Welcome to the party, girls!
I’m all for, more women at a party. :))
A lot of the idiots voted for the Oprah candidate.
PS: If the GOP (not RINO sh*t like McCain) does not romp in 2010 and DEFUND OBamacare in the House followed by a big win in 2012 - our lives will be hell for good.
2007 was heaven compared to this miserable s**t.
Woman know health care. They take their kids to the doctor, they know what their insurance covers and they don’t want the government screwing it up.
The Sarah Palin phenomenon may have motivated the white Tea Party women, who could significantly impact future elections, since their support of any potential Republican candidate has more room to grow than black women's support of an Obama re-election campaign."
A very interesting view of a dynamic that I must admit, I hadn't really looked at.
I don't doubt that Sarah Palin inspired a lot of center-right white women to stand up and get involved in forging the future direction of their country. She's undoubtedly a great inspiration to many women.
I can see the vast majority of conservative women not just looking at Sarah and seeing in her the sort of right-thinking conservative leadership this country truly needs, but also someone who represents them on a much more immediate, and personal level.
The author is definitely on to something big with this.
Where the white women at?
So what? In America, that racial mix makes you black. End of story.
I can offer no clue as to what is wrong with that 23% of women. It’s a shocking figure to me too!
Hell hath no fury like that of a woman scorned!!! (I can’t remember for sure, but I think Shakespear wrote that first)
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