December 5, 2012

SALENA ZITO: “Our political parties have an alarming problem with white middle-class voters. Both parties failed to connect with them in this presidential election . . . . Many pundits point to high turnout by minorities and young people as the key component of Obama’s victory. But Sean Trende, an analyst at RealClearPolitics, points to a problem that flew under the radar: White voters did not turn out, and they did not turn out in significant numbers.”