Monday, May 26, 2008

Expert: Obama in good shape with white working-class voters

John Harwood (NYT) writes:
"Ruy Teixeira, a Democratic analyst of voting trends, wrote the book on the core issue in the endgame of the party’s nomination fight. Its title is “America’s Forgotten Majority: Why the White Working Class Still Matters.”

One might conclude that Mr. Teixeira is troubled by Senator Barack Obama’s performance in recent primaries against Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton among the voters known by nicknames like Joe Sixpack or Nascar Dad or Waitress Mom.

Actually, he is not...."
Illustration: Kevin Kallaugher (via The Atlantic Community)

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