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Changing Demographics Won't Mean
the End of Republican Party

Creators Syndicate Inc, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:garnet, 10/29/2012 3:22:32 PM

When reading one of the endless stories about a just-released poll Thursday night, a pair of numbers struck my eye: 60 and 37. Those were the percentages of white voters supporting Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in the ABC/Washington Post tracking poll. Overall, the poll showed Romney leading Obama 50 to 47 percent. The reason those two numbers struck my eye is that they are identical to the percentages of white voters supporting Republicans and Democrats in elections for the House of Representatives in the 2010 exit poll.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 10/29/2012 3:35:04 PM     (No. 8972534)

Gee, I wonder what the voting breakdown would be between those with ingrown toenails and those without?

How about those with blond hair and blue eyes versus those with blond hair and brown eyes?

Do you ever get the feeling that this breakdown by groups is just plain silly? Vote for the man who agrees with your principles and not because he looks like you.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 10/29/2012 3:37:53 PM     (No. 8972541)

No. The reeducation camps will do that job.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Japanorama, 10/29/2012 4:20:59 PM     (No. 8972672)

Even stupid Democrats — but I repeat myself — know that "R" stands for "recovery," while "D" stands for "depression."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 10/29/2012 6:31:55 PM     (No. 8973057)

Michael Barone is babbling. He is an investment class elitist. As with many in his ilk Barone is an open border guy because he thinks uncontrolled mass immigration favors his selfish bottom line. If Barone really believes that open borders don't spell a demographic disaster for the GOP than he is not nearly as smart as I thought.

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