Seniors fled Democrats in midterms

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    In an election marked by dramatic defections from the Democratic Party, older voters swung hardest, seemingly threatened by President Barack Obama’s mantra of change.

    Voters over 65 favored Republicans last week by a 21-point margin after flirting with Democrats in the 2006 midterm elections and favoring John McCain by a relatively narrow 8-point margin in 2008.



    Read more: Seniors fled Democrats in midterms - Byron Tau - POLITICO.com
     
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    Clearly because they are Old and Racist.

    :)

    peace...
     
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    Old coots spook easily.
     
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    This is a tread that will self correct over time.
     
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    Everyone and their dog fled the Democrats. Life's a bitch. Oh well.
     
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    especially old white people, and women, and white men. oh my.
     
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    Obama sent them all $250 to smooth everything over.
    I guess you can't buy the greatest generation's vote for $250.
     
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    Of course. they don't want the young ones to share their Medicare.
     
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    And 600 won't cut it either. But a dangling fetus did it in 2004.
     
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    Think Baby Boomers. Think Think Think
     

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