Archive for October 2012

Obama abandoned white working class — so they abandoned him back

Back on November 27, 2011 a story in the New York Times by Thomas B. Edsall announced specific plans by the Obama campaign to abandon the white working class in the 2012 election: For decades, Democrats have suffered continuous and increasingly severe losses among white voters. But preparations by Democratic operatives for the 2012 election…

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Michael Barone on the Des Moines Register’s endorsement of Romney

As I posted somewhere below, all four major Iowa newspapers have endorsed Mitt Romney.  I said I thought these endorsements are a huge plus for Romney because they will help him win Iowa which he very much needs to do.  Michael Barone, author of the annual Almanac of American Politics and very nearly a walking…

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Romney 52, Obama 47 in Battleground Poll

The bipartisan Battleground Poll, in its “vote election model,” is projecting that Mitt Romney will defeat President Obama 52 percent to 47 percent.  The poll also found that Romney has an even greater advantage among middle class voters, 52 percent to 45 percent. Obama thought he owned the middle class.  Guess not.

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