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America Nears El Tipping Pointo

Yan5 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 12:17 AM
Ridiculous. How could Republicans reach out more to the white vote than they already have? Didn't you read the article? Republicans already own the white vote. Why don't you explain what you mean by 'race realism,' if you can, so that people can have a discussion with you. That phrase admits of many possible meanings. Does it refer to the observation of racial differences? Or to policies which you believe are justified by those differences?

I apologize to America's young people, whose dashed dreams and dim employment prospects I had laughed at, believing these to be a direct result of their voting for Obama.

On closer examination, it turns out that young voters, aged 18-29, overwhelmingly supported Romney. But only the white ones.

According to Pew Research, 54 percent of white voters under 30 voted for Romney and only 41 percent for Obama. That's the same percentage Reagan got from the entire white population in 1980. Even the Lena Dunham demographic -- white women under 30 -- slightly favored Romney.

Reagan got...