Gallup poll reveals interesting divide based on job classification

In a way, the fact that those in the professions - architect, doctor, teacher, engineer - support Obama while executives and business owners back Romney reveals how our economy has changed over the last few decades. Construction, mining manufacturing, farming, fishing -- these are traditional blue collar jobs. And Romney is blowing away Obama in those categories. Another big and growing category is retail sales persons. Here again, Romney has a wide lead over the president. The president leads among service workers and professionals. What these people might have in common is their membership in a public or private union or professional societies dominated by liberals. Police, firefighters, teachers, health care workers, hotel employees, and also accountants, scientists, and nurses --  those with post-graduate degrees -- support the president. There are fewer blue collar workers today than 20 years ago, more service workers, more retail sales people, and slightly fewer business...(Read Full Post)