Dems Reach Out to White Working Class

According to liberal foot-soldier Doyle McManus in the LA Times, the Democrats are going to do a special reach-out to white working-class men in 2016. It's easy to see why: Democrats were once the party of the white working man -- but that was a long time ago. In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama won only one-third of the votes of white working-class men, a modern-day low. Mitt Romney, who didn't seem much like a blue-collar guy, swept the votes of those working stiffs by a huge margin. In the 2014 congressional election, Democratic candidates did even worse[.] So McManus reports that Dems are gonna romance the white working class with a bit of Elizabeth Warren populism and CEO-bashing, and “a more serious commitment to both campaign reform and a leaner, more efficient federal government.” But former Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) thinks the Dems are missing the point. Says he: I think that they have kind of unwittingly used this group,...(Read Full Article)