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  • Bill Clinton: White Americans Without H.S. Diplomas Are “Dying of a Broken Heart”

    12/10/2012 12:04:09 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | December 10, 2012 | Eric Scheiner
    Former President Bill Clinton told a group of pharmacists in Las Vegas on Dec. 3 that white Americans who lack high school diplomas, and who have seen their life expectancy diminish in recent years, are “dying of a broken heart.” … Clinton was discussing a New York Times article on a study about the life expectancy of whites in the United States, which noted that life expectancy had risen steadily for all groups except non-Hispanic whites without a high school degree. …
  • Now Obama Must Mend Broken Hearts

    05/23/2008 9:10:45 AM PDT · by The_Republican · 7 replies · 51+ views
    RCP ^ | May 23rd, 2008 | Jonathan Tilove
    With just three primaries left in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, an analysis of results in the 33 primary states for which there are exit polls reveals the decisive role identity politics played in cleaving the party and determining the likely outcome: Barack Obama's overwhelming margin with black voters trumped Hillary Clinton's broad backing from white women. The finding suggests that, despite recent attention to Obama's perceived weakness with a segment of white voters because of race, his immediate challenge is to assuage the letdown and even bitterness of some white women who, along with African-Americans, have been...