November 7, 2014
Were Women a Factor in the Democratic Shellacking of 2014?
Stung by the Democrats who abandoned him during Campaign 2014 by telling voters that President Obama wasn’t on the ballot, the president insisted that his policies were and that those Democrats voted consistently for his policies. At that point, I’m sure, those senators and representatives cringed, but voters recognized the truth of what the president said and voted a resounding repudiation of both the president and his policies. That said, a burning question remains: “What about those unmarried women who put him in office in 2008 and kept him there in 2012?” My assessment of the CNN exit poll data affirms the validity of a famous saying by one of the president’s heroes. Abraham Lincoln said, “You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” This year’s midterm election showed that a significant number of unmarried women saw through the spin to the...(Read Full Article)