It's the culture (and something else)

There is only one way that this pro-life Democrat can respond to the following little story in The Washington Post: Duh. You think? You think there's a reason that people of various social groups keep voting against their economic self-interests? Here is the money quote about new data collected by Democratic strategists:

. . . (The) bad news: "As powerful as the concern over these issues is, the introduction of cultural themes -- specifically gay marriage, abortion, the importance of the traditional family unit and the role of religion in public life -- quickly renders them almost irrelevant in terms of electoral politics at the national level," the study said.

Read it all. Hey Dan Balz, do you think this study deserved a bigger story?

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