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Claims - Democratic Party Does Not Represent the Middle Class

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posted on Dec, 17 2011 @ 06:49 AM
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* That's the title of the article. Is it correct?

Admitted - The Democratic Party Does Not Represent the Middle Class



Much of the success of the Democratic Party over the last eighty years has come from its ability to successfully portray itself as the party of the middle class. However, many of the major programs enacted by the Democratic Party have hurt rather than helped the middle class. Economic researchers and objective historians have shown this for decades; however, it is only in the last three years that the public has started to recognize this.

President Obama is still traveling across America claiming that his programs are for the benefit of the middle class. However, key Democratic strategists in a November 27 New York Times article laid out a 2012 election strategy that explicitly abandons middle-class voters. In a very frank admission, Democrat strategist Rury Teixeira, from the left-leaning Center for American Progress, states that "the Republican party has become the party of the white working class[.]" He and other Democratic strategists, including James Carville, are instead advocating a 2012 election strategy based upon creating a coalition of educated professionals and lower-income minority voters.


New York Times - The Future of the Obama Coalition

For decades, Democrats have suffered continuous and increasingly severe losses among white voters. But preparations by Democratic operatives for the 2012 election make it clear for the first time that the party will explicitly abandon the white working class.....

The political repercussions of gathering minority strength remain unknown. Calculations based on exit poll and Census data suggest that the Democratic Party will become “majority minority” shortly after 2020.


** "Majority minority" ... reading the whole article it talks about the democrats are moving to have low income black and hispanic voters to become the core of the party.




posted on Dec, 17 2011 @ 09:58 AM
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More division and class warfare. When are the People going to realize that neither party is for them. They are for themselves and themselves alone. You are nothing but a demographic; a number. As quickly as the wind changes direction, these elitist bastards will turn on you and declare you the enemy, to generate support from their new pet project, or more appropriately their new tool. And, as long as we take the bait, we are tools in more than one meaning of the word.

S & F for bringing this to ATS
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