More logic, less bamboozling, please
Posted: 22 Oct 2008 @ 00:00
Voters are underrated in the US presidential campaigns, says Harriet Baber
FOR YEARS now, progressive pundits have flown increasingly speculative theories about why working-class Americans have become reliably Republican, and are reluctant to support Democrats whose policies would serve their economic interests.
They should have listened to Barbie Snodgrass, a receptionist who, by working at a second job cleaning offices, earns just over $40,000 a year — the median income for her area. Ms Snodgrass is not impressed by Senator Obama’s promise to ...
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