There are, however, a lot of people who do.
Here are some of them.
|Less than $55k/yr
|Are you a working woman: Yes
|Most Important Issue: Education
|Most Important Issue: Iraq
|Most Important Issue: Economy/Jobs
|Most Important Issue: Healthcare
|Most Important Issue: Will Bring Change
|How are things going for us in Iraq: Badly
|Family's financial situation: Worse
|Availability, Cost of Healthcare: Very Concerned
|National Economy: Not Good
|National Economy: Poor
|Job Situation in Your Area: Worse Today
|Has Anyone in Your Household Lost a Job: Yes
|Have You Lost a Job: Yes
Do you expect these groups to grow or shrink in a second Bush term?
Karl Rove got his four million. He's maxed out on the upside. When the war and the economy come into their living rooms, do you think that the "Values" faction is still going to think other people's sex lives are the most important business of government?
When the sheer dumb luck that has held terrorists away in the face of the astonishingly incompetent Homeland Security operation these people have put together finally ceases to hold, what then?
Yeah, I know what the punderati have to say about this.
Go back and look at what they had to say Tuesday morning and ask yourself this: they didn't know these people existed four days ago. How come they know so much about how to talk to them now?
So, again: not a paradigm shift. People who want to believe that we've done the right thing and they're safe and their jobs and families are safe, who feel more comfortable with faith than reason and trust in it to fix everything.
Well, they'll learn.
What they're gonna have a hard time doing is convincing anyone else in the face of the evidence.
This isn't a trend. It's a ceiling.
ed: data from CNN