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  • 2016: DEMOCRATS ON THIN ICE WITH WHITE WORKING-CLASS VOTERS

    01/02/2015 4:07:02 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January, 2, 2015 | By Tony Lee
    In 2016, especially after President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, Democrats may be on even thinner ice with white voters, especially white working-class males. Though the mainstream media wants to gin up the narrative that Republicans have trouble winning minorities, the 2014 midterm elections again showed, as Politico noted, “that Democrats have their own significant demographic vulnerability: working-class white voters. Republicans won white voters without a college degree by 30 points, 64 percent to 34 percent, according to exit polls, equal to their margin in the wave election of 2010.” In addition, “support for President Barack Obama among working-class whites has...
  • EXIT POLLS: WHITE VOTERS TURN AWAY FROM DEMOCRATS

    11/07/2014 7:53:33 AM PST · by right-wing agnostic · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 7, 2014 | JENNIFER AGIESTA
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Voters who cast ballots in Tuesday's election had a strikingly similar demographic profile to those who voted in 2010 and weren't all that different from those voting in 2006. But how they voted this year was very different from years past. Exit polls are generally a bad way to measure changes in turnout. In addition to the usual concerns about sampling error in any poll, exit polls could show additional bias on some traits, such as race or population density. That's because the sample of precincts where voters fill out the surveys are chosen based on geography....
  • The Democratic Party’s White Voter Problem

    09/23/2014 8:51:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/23/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    The GOP doesn't have a "woman problem", but the Democrats have a "white woman problem" and a "white man problem". Hardly a week goes by without some Democratic Party hack putting finger to iPad and swiping out a screed about the Republican Party’s problem with women or minorities. This time it was Debbie Wasserman Schultz with “The GOP’s Woman Problem”. Schultz claims that the Republican Party was “rejected again by a bloc of voters that make up more than half of the electorate”. That claim is as real as Schultz’s hair color. The only bloc that rejected Romney was the...
  • White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

    10/19/2012 8:20:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    National Public Radio ^ | October 19, 2012 | Ari Shapiro
    For all the attention paid to women in this race, there's another gender gap — with white men. The Republican ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan campaigned in northeastern Florida on Friday, where thousands of men had descended on Daytona Beach for the annual motorcycle festival Biketoberfest. A bunch of them were at Willie's Tropical Tattoo smoking cigarettes, drinking beer and listening to music. Gary Biser goes by the name "Moose." Stickers on his bike helmet say, "Life's too short to ride with ugly women," "No bar too far," and other things that can't be printed. He says he...
  • Romney is winning the white vote — by a lot (Most since Ronald Reagan)

    10/18/2012 9:30:24 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/18/2012 | Aaron Blake
    Political analysts (including The Fix) spend a good bit of time these days talking about important voter groups — Latino voters and female voters, in particular. But all of the focus on these groups has obfuscated one fact: Mitt Romney is performing very, very well among white voters. And in fact, most recent polls show him winning the white vote by more than any GOP presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan.
  • Obama’s Poll Problem: White Backers in ’08 Are Deserting Him

    04/29/2010 5:06:32 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 73 replies · 2,241+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 28, 2010 | Peter A. Brown
    As the folks in the White House begin looking toward President Barack Obama’s presumed re-election campaign in 2012, there is one statistic that might worry them more than any other: Little more than a third of white voters currently think the president is doing a good job. That data point is hidden in the crosstabs of the myriad polls that show a very polarized nation that gives the president a middling job approval rating overall. Mr. Obama’s job approval rating remains in the mid-to-high-40s overall only because he gets a thumbs up from more than 90% of blacks and gets...
  • GOP Sees Opportunity With White Voters After Gates Saga

    08/09/2009 5:02:37 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 24 replies · 935+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 7, 2009 | David Weigel
    Two weeks after President Obama said that Cambridge, Mass., police had “acted stupidly” by arresting Harvard University Prof. Henry Louis Gates for arguing with them inside his home, Republicans are still taking stock of their unexpected political gift. A Pew Research poll released on July 30 found the president’s approval rating among white voters slipping seven points, from 53 percent to 46 percent, explicitly because of their disappointment in the Gates remarks. A CNN/Opinion Research poll released on August 4 found that six out of 10 white voters disagreed with the president’s remarks. A Quinnipiac poll released on August 6...
  • DFU SONG: Cabaret (Hillary says that all your white voters are belong to us)

    05/11/2008 9:11:52 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 36+ views
    DFU News of the Day in Song ^ | 5-11-08 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - CABARET