Post Profile






Single Parents and the Break-Up Between the White Working Class and the Democratic Party

Thomas Edsall has as interesting piece this morning discussing the changing plight of working class whites in the United States and their increasing estrangement from the Democratic Party. He gets much of the story right. Certainly they can no longer be assured of a comfortable middle class existance. And, if they do manage to get middle class jobs, they certainly cannot that their children will be as lucky.
read more

share
See more about: Thomas Edsall

Related Posts


Obama campaign denies writing off working class whites

Politics / US Politics : The Plum Line

Conservatives are pouncing today on a provocative piece by Thomas Edsall which makes this startling claim: “preparations by Democratic operatives for the 2012 election make it clear for the first time that the party will explicitly ...

Thomas Edsall In the NYT: Obama Will Explicitly Abandon Working Class White VoteFoxNews: Edsall Says Obama Will Abandon Working Class White VoteDave Wiegel: Look How Racist Fox Is

US Politics / Conservative : Ace of Spades HQ

Dave Wiegel's been explaining his wonderfully complex mind to me on Twitter. Here's what I've determined: Thomas Edsall can write, in the NYT, that Obama will "explicitly" "abandon" the "working class white" vote. That is the main p...

Obama Pursues Rich and Poor, Not White Working Class

US Politics / Conservative : Right Wing News

Has Barack Obama’s Democratic Party given up on winning the votes of the white working class? Thomas Edsall, the longtime Washington Post reporter now with The Huffington Post, thinks so. Surveying the plans of Democratic strategist...

Carol Platt Liebau: Abandoning the White Working Class

US Politics / Conservative : Townhall.com Blog

The New York Times' Thomas Edsall discusses the Democrats' decision effectively to dump the white working class from its coalition. As Edsall makes clear, it's a decision born of necessity -- non-minority working...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC