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Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Mortgage moms

Posted By on Tue, Sep 5, 2006 at 6:02 AM

Washington Post: Do declining wages, rising debt, rising interest rates and high gas prices create a political opportunity for Democrats?

People buffeted by these trends have given rise to a new and volatile voting block.

"People like this are making a large ripple across the body politic," said Republican pollster Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies. When added to the growing opposition to the war in Iraq, he said, worry about this economic crunch "is creating a political environment that is not that friendly to the party in power."

In response, the Republicans have, per usual, fear, fear and more fear.

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