As if on cue, Known White Guys Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei of Politico prove my points from earlier: If President Barack Obama wins, he will be the popular choice of Hispanics, African-Americans, single women and highly educated urban whites. That’s what the polling has consistently shown in the final days of the campaign. It Read More
The Washington Post says that 91 percent of Romney voters are white. Why isn’t Romney’s concerted courtship of white folks considered playing identity politics?
While Mia Love’s victory would be a milestone, her candidacy encapsulates a lot of the practical and ideological obstacles the GOP faces in becoming less white.
My blogmate Monica has been banging this drum for a minute, but John Sides looks at some new research that contradicts a bunch of the ideas about the voting habits of working class whites. Sides finds that the white working class is hardly a monolith, and says that studies show that they’re less motivated by Read More