Thursday, September 27, 2012
Romney is losing the Catholic vote
For a couple generations after the New Deal, Catholic voters overwhelmingly favored Democrats. As Republicans began pushing social issues and the Church began pushing abortion politics above all else, Republicans started chipping away at this bloc of voters.
The current GOPs right-wing swing is costing them, again, with Catholic voters. Andrew provides analysis and details. In short, Obama is even with white Catholics (a block he lost in 2008) and wins the block with overwhelming Latin support.