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Soccer Dads: The Most Likely White, Male Backers (of Obama)
New York Times ^ | May 16, 2012 | Mark Penn

Posted on 05/16/2012 12:23:08 PM PDT by JOHN ADAMS

bored at work, I decided to wander over to the New York Times website to see how they're viewing the world today, insofar as one can see that from looking at things on their website accessible for free, as I (obviously) refuse to give them any of my money. I happened across this ridiculosity, which I post here for the amusement of my fellow freepers. It's one of a series of essays about what Obama can do to improve his vote-getting ability. My favorite paragraph:

Older, rural, white men, especially in the South, are probably out of reach for the president because race is likely a factor with them. So he has to focus on better educated, more tolerant, moderately upscale suburban men – Soccer Dads. Both men and women find Obama equally likeable but they dramatically split on whether he shares their values, according to a recent CNN/ORC International poll.

but by all means read the whole thing (though wait til after you've fully digested your lunch).

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho2012; liberals; metrosexuals; obama; propaganda; selfdelusion; soccerdads; whitemales
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Nothing like a leftist telling other leftists why they're just better, smarter people than the people who disagree with them, coupled with the smug certainty that all people who really are good really do believe what they believe. Or something like that.
1 posted on 05/16/2012 12:23:12 PM PDT by JOHN ADAMS
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To: JOHN ADAMS

With IQ’s less than their age


2 posted on 05/16/2012 12:25:22 PM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: JOHN ADAMS
The nyt’s has really gone off it's rocker here.
3 posted on 05/16/2012 12:26:12 PM PDT by allmost
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To: JOHN ADAMS

Soccer Dads?Why don’t they just say it,metrosexuals.


4 posted on 05/16/2012 12:26:16 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

When the time comes to identify the useless eaters among the population, the NYT subscriber list would be a handy guide.


5 posted on 05/16/2012 12:26:49 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Farmer Dean

Exactly


6 posted on 05/16/2012 12:28:19 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

LOL. Bathhouse Barry lost the soccer moms with his homo love fest. Being a misogynist he didn’t realize that the institution of marriage is a pretty big deal with married women. Messing with 1,000’s of years of marriage tradition and calling everyone who disagrees with you a bigot is a sure loser.


7 posted on 05/16/2012 12:30:49 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: txrefugee

As a long time youth soccer coach and Dad, I wouldn’t let Obama anywhere near an unsupervised group of six year old boys.

The man is a phony, and the NYT a fish rag.


8 posted on 05/16/2012 12:32:11 PM PDT by ibytoohi
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To: JOHN ADAMS
Older, rural, white men, especially in the South, are probably out of reach for the president because race is likely a factor with them.

If race were a factor with them, then Obama wouldn't have won in 2008.

9 posted on 05/16/2012 12:32:17 PM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: JOHN ADAMS

Hey, I think you summed up the liberal self congratulation cult pretty well.


10 posted on 05/16/2012 12:34:16 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

Yeah, those educated “Soccer dads” don’t see race at all do they? I’ve got several as friends and trust me, they see it. Some as a “plus” (that “unity” bs from 2008) and others as a negative. So this stereotypical biased notion that only “rural, Southern, older” nonsense is just that.

BTW my liberal friends are “angry, white males” They bitch to High Heaven about Republicans/Conservatives, etc. but run for the hills to the safety of the R/C neighborhoods and send their kids to those conservative schools or to parochial ones. Hypocrites, you bet.


11 posted on 05/16/2012 12:35:19 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Fat, drunk and stupid = Dumb, dependent, and Democrat)
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To: Farmer Dean
Why don’t they just say it,metrosexuals.

Fags works for me.

12 posted on 05/16/2012 12:35:30 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: JOHN ADAMS
Is there some surprise here?

Soccer is the “sport” of the metro-sexual.

13 posted on 05/16/2012 12:35:42 PM PDT by RavenATB ("Destroy the family and you destroy the country!" ~Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Farmer Dean

translation: p____whipped suburban husbands whose feminist careerist wives have kowtowed them into both driving the kids to nightly soccer practice AND voting for Democrats.


14 posted on 05/16/2012 12:35:58 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: wayoverontheright

I chuckle when anyone suggests that conservatives don’t support 0bama because he’s black.

Like we’d support his Marxist policies if he were white,
or wouldn’t support Herman Cain, Thomas Sowell, or Clarence Thomas because they’re black.


15 posted on 05/16/2012 12:36:00 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: JOHN ADAMS
And people wonder where the stereotypes about Prius' come from.


16 posted on 05/16/2012 12:37:13 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Farmer Dean

The thing is ... I don’t think they mean “metrosexuals”. Metrosexuals are urban girly-men. They already have the urban metrosexual vote.

They seem to think they actually have a shot getting votes of white SUBURBAN men. Regular educated middle-class Joes in the suburbs, with wives at home, kids in school, and a white collar job.

They’re deluding themselves. Not a lot of Obama voters in Katy, TX. Not a lot of metrosexuals there either.

SnakeDoc


17 posted on 05/16/2012 12:37:44 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor ("I've shot people I like more for less." -- Raylan Givens, Justified)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

When people think, they pick Romney.

When people feel, they pick Obama.

I hope Romney picks a veep that is actually, moderately well liked.


18 posted on 05/16/2012 12:39:32 PM PDT by kegger8r (Braves Baseball and Beer. Gotta love springtime in the south.)
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To: JOHN ADAMS
the reporter who spills out this drool.....Mark Penn was Hilda's campaign boss....the loser...
19 posted on 05/16/2012 12:40:34 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: JOHN ADAMS
So he has to focus on better educated, more tolerant, moderately upscale suburban men – Soccer Dads.

So giant wussy's...

20 posted on 05/16/2012 12:41:58 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: RavenATB
Soccer is the “sport” of the metro-sexual.

Howzat, mate?

21 posted on 05/16/2012 12:42:28 PM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: cuban leaf

I told my kids to stay away from any car and car owner that has that many bumper stickers. Regardless of what they say.


22 posted on 05/16/2012 12:42:30 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: kegger8r

Reading the comments after articles like this really back up my thought that we may be too far gone to save this great nation.
The people who posted in the comments section are some of the most weak minded fools I have ever read. These people are a danger to this nation as a whole and I think the only solution will be to split the nation in half. The liberals can have their utopia and the conservatives will implement the economic model that will crush the liberal half.


23 posted on 05/16/2012 12:43:58 PM PDT by hillarys cankles
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To: JOHN ADAMS
"So to reach more of these white men, Obama will need to develop a credible plan to restore the middle-class dream and talk less about Warren Buffet and taxing the rich. Polling indicates that men oppose the health care mandate, and believe Mitt Romney would do a better at dealing with taxes and managing the government’s spending."

"But if his percent of support among Soccer Dads is to get into the mid-40s, he is going to have to paint a much more vivid picture of how going “forward” will bring back the American Dream based not on higher spending and higher taxes, but on values like hard work and opportunity for all. And how those values will translate into a new path for success for themselves and the country."

In other words, the 'rats are scrod for this election cycle, since Obama will change his rhetoric and win their support when Hell freezes over?

24 posted on 05/16/2012 12:44:09 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: dfwgator

He just locked-in the fag vote last week.


25 posted on 05/16/2012 12:44:36 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: MrB

You and I agree on that one. ;-)


26 posted on 05/16/2012 12:46:20 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: hillarys cankles

You know as well as I do that they wouldn’t let us depart and live in peace because it’s inherent in their ideology that people have to all live by their rules or... not live.


27 posted on 05/16/2012 12:46:35 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

My granddaughter plays soccer, her dad, my son, is therefore a “soccer dad.” Oh, he’s also a senior US Army NCO infantryman. Do you think he’ll get a letter from the bastard squatting in our white house?


28 posted on 05/16/2012 12:48:25 PM PDT by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

For those of you who don't know livestock, these are neutered white male sheep.

Kind of cute, but not suitable for anything except pets or mutton.


29 posted on 05/16/2012 12:49:26 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: JOHN ADAMS
here's another thing about Mark Penn......... A contract worth nearly $6 million in stimulus funds was awarded by the Obama adminstration to two firms run by Mark Penn, Hillary Clinton's pollster in 2008. Federal records show that a contract worth $5.97 million, part of the $787 billion stimulus Congress passed this year, helped preserve three jobs at Burson-Marsteller, the global public-relations and communications firm headed by Penn. ...and this guy's a pollster?
30 posted on 05/16/2012 12:51:20 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: wayoverontheright

“If race were a factor with them, then Obama wouldn’t have won in 2008.”

Stupid (52% of America in 2008) knows no race/color limits.


31 posted on 05/16/2012 12:51:28 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All liberals & most demoncraps think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: JOHN ADAMS
"Older, rural, white men, especially in the South, are probably out of reach for the president because race is likely a factor with them."



"Mark Penn, was an adviser to President Clinton in the 1996 presidential race and to Hillary Clinton in 2008. "

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LOL- the lemmings on the left never learn....white men in the south have an issue with race yet the obama campaign and obama followers, who played the race card on bill clinton in South Carolina during the '08 primary's to beat hillary clinton, don't have an issue w/race...

you wonder how these people go through life living a lie....
32 posted on 05/16/2012 12:53:30 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: cuban leaf

I’ve seen Priuses with just as many stickers as these two. I always chuckle when I see one. I don’t think the owners realize how it makes them appear. But, for me, it’s always a good laugh to see idiots advertising their idiocy — so no one has any doubt. It simultaneously identifies all the causes on the stickers on the Prius as nutcase causes and sentiments! I half expect to see a sticker saying. “I’m a Looney Left Nutcase Who Escaped the Insane Asylum and I’m Proud of It!”


33 posted on 05/16/2012 12:56:54 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: JOHN ADAMS

The Times has been in the tank for leftists and communists since the 1920’s when their “reporter”, Walter Duranty, was in the USSR sending back glowing reports about the glories of Stalin’s worker paradise. These reports were all lies. Duranty repackaged Soviet propaganda as news stories and the gullible editors at the Times dutifully printed them. Duranty was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his “reporting”, but it was revoked when the extent of his perfidy was revealed in the 1930s. The Times, however, has steadfastly refused to give back the Pulitzer.


34 posted on 05/16/2012 12:57:53 PM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: JOHN ADAMS
Older, rural, white men, especially in the South, are probably out of reach for the president

Damn right.

because race is likely a factor with them.

Wrong criteria. It's because he's an anti-Christian, anti-free-market, Marxist Alinskyite. And on top of that, he isn't a natural-born citizen. There is very little evidence he is even a citizen.

35 posted on 05/16/2012 12:58:52 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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“I believe these voters will back a more socially liberal president who had the resolve to hunt down Osama Bin Laden”

I am sick and tired of this false narrative about Obama and Osama Bin Ladin. Obama did nothing to “hunt down Osama Bin Ladin”. That work was done by the intelligence operatives during the Bush Administration. These are the same people the Obama Administration has threatened to prosecute for violating the rights of terrorists.

Obama had nothing to do with planning or executing the operation. Obama was on the golf course when the Navy Seal Team was dispatched. Obama drafted documents to blame McRaven and say he had nothing to do with the operation if it had gone wrong.

Obama and the media have shamelessly bragged about the mission since it took place. Obama publicly bragging about the mission allowed the Chinese to capture the downed helicopter and get the technology involved.

The government knew Osama’s location since 2009. Obama had absolutely nothing to do with this. It has never been explained why Obama waited over two years to take action.

36 posted on 05/16/2012 1:01:02 PM PDT by detective
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and last time it was “nascar dads”

This is just code for straight male voter which obama has totally lost because of his homosexual deathstyle endorsement.

Obama is abnormal.
straight men do not vote for abnormal
straight men do not vote for Obama.

that simple.


37 posted on 05/16/2012 1:07:41 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: cuban leaf
I subscribe to Mike Savage's Bumpersticker Theory:

One Bumpersticker makes you interested in something.

Two Bumperstickers makes you an activist.

But three or more, and you're just a run-of-the-mill kook.

38 posted on 05/16/2012 1:11:48 PM PDT by wbill
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To: JOHN ADAMS

Well, I’m a rural Southern woman, and I don’t consider those limp-wristed, nail-buffing, logo-wearing individuals MEN at all.


39 posted on 05/16/2012 1:16:03 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

I have stated for decades now that the real enemy is the White Liberal


40 posted on 05/16/2012 1:16:11 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: JOHN ADAMS

You forgot the barf tag...now I gotta mess to clean-up. And, I think I’m gettin’ the cold sweats...


41 posted on 05/16/2012 1:18:36 PM PDT by moovova (OBAMA: The first US President to come out of the closet.)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

There are one whale of a lot of these “Soccer Dads” that lost their jobs and remain unemployed thanks to Dear Leader, Barry Soetoro. Pray tell, NYT, why would they want to vote for this loser?


42 posted on 05/16/2012 1:19:51 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: backwoods-engineer

You forgot that he is also a gay, dog-eating, bully.


43 posted on 05/16/2012 1:20:56 PM PDT by Martin Tell (ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it)
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To: wbill

That is a good way to describe it. There was a guy in my neighborhood in the Seattle area that drove a green Lesbaru with a personalized license plate that said “FREEPER”. He had a ton of stickers on the back of that thing. I thought it best not to get to know him.


44 posted on 05/16/2012 1:22:29 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: lodi90

“he didn’t realize that the institution of marriage is a pretty big deal with married women......”

I’ve posted here recently that I have a gut feeling that the gay marriage issue is important to gays (who are much more lilky to be gay men) because of a mysogynistic attitude in the gay community. This group of men is the most likely to come out with the b*&$# word and WH$@* word, and other anit-female terminology that normal, heterosexual men.

RE: the other issue - most normal little girls go through a time in childhood when they love the idea of a Prince Charming. That is why the Disney movies about Cinderella, Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, etc.., are so highly popular with that set of children. These so-called fairy tales always end up with a wedding, and “they all lived happily ever after!”

I have no doubt that radical leftists will eventually denounce the Grimm Brothers and Hans Christian Anderson for “brain washing our little girls into some sort of percieved slave mentality”. They will not succeed, however. Homosexuality is indeed against natural law.


45 posted on 05/16/2012 1:25:10 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: WashingtonSource
I’ve seen Priuses...

My wife has one sticker on her Prius..."AppMom" (Appalachian State).

But we paid for that privilege (and paid, and paid, and paid...).

46 posted on 05/16/2012 1:25:18 PM PDT by moovova (OBAMA: The first US President to come out of the closet.)
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To: JOHN ADAMS

Soccer dad???

Give me a break.


47 posted on 05/16/2012 1:25:32 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: SnakeDoctor
They’re deluding themselves. Not a lot of Obama voters in Katy, TX. Not a lot of metrosexuals there either.

I don't know about metrosexuals, but there's probably quite a few Obama voters there. Katy has perhaps the most leftist school district in the state. It also has a Soviet star on its water tower :)

48 posted on 05/16/2012 1:32:15 PM PDT by Spirochete (Sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: ReignOfError
You know that the pictured gesture is equivalent to a gay bar pickup line.
49 posted on 05/16/2012 2:11:56 PM PDT by RavenATB ("Destroy the family and you destroy the country!" ~Vladimir Lenin)
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To: JOHN ADAMS
Perhaps it's time to consider a rematch of the “War of Northern Aggression”...
50 posted on 05/16/2012 2:16:41 PM PDT by RavenATB ("Destroy the family and you destroy the country!" ~Vladimir Lenin)
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