Obama campaign's wooing of women

Ever wonder why the media wing of the Democratic Party ginned up a supposed Republican war on women? The reason is buried in the internals of recent polls. With most Democrats sure to vote in lockstep for Their Leader--and Republicans even more sure to vote against the Big O--we have been told for almost four years now that the winner of the 2012 election would be whoever did best with independent voters. New polls show that Obama is hemorrhaging with that crucial group. The Pew Research Center's most recent survey of registered voters reports that 37% say they are certain to vote for the Republican candidate. (The survey was begun before Rick Santorum dropped out of the race.) That's up significantly from 29% in Pew's poll at a similar point four years ago. 39%, or about the same as 2008's 38%, say they are certain to vote Democrat. With the increase in Republican voters, the number of registered voters who now say they are "swing" voters stands at 23%. From Pew's report: This is a...(Read Full Post)