19 Sep '12, 12am

If Women and Minorities Go to the Polls, Obama Will Win

If Women and Minorities Go to the Polls, Obama Will Win

Buried in the data of the recent polls is something that should force Democrats to stay focused: Mitt Romney continues to dominate among wealthy white males. Don’t misunderstand — the fact that Romney will win white males is both unsurprising and not, in and of itself, a reason for concern. White males hold a disproportionate share of the power in America, and Mitt Romney has been running as the candidate of the possessed, the uptrodden, the people who have their servants put their pants on one leg at a time like everyone else. Of course Romney garners more support from the very people who are helped most by the status quo. Indeed, Republicans have gained the support of white men for some time, and the GOP has built its platform around the real and imagined concerns of rich white men . If it was 1980, when America was whiter than it is now, this might be enough to doom Oba...

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