Michael Moore Gets It Wrong on Race
Michael Moore goes unchallenged as he claims that racism is the reason that the only white voters who went for Obama were young ones. He failed to mention, however, that Democrats always lose the white vote.
John Kerry (D-Mass.) lost the white vote by 17 percentage points, Obama lost it by 12, according to exit polls. While the 2008 gains were generally attributed to Obama's strength with young voters -- he won by 10 points among whites 18 to 29 years old -- he managed to improve on Kerry's showing with white voters across every age demographic.
The latest NBC-Wall Street Journal poll reveals that Obama's standing among white voters is remarkably similar to that of President George W. Bush at this same time two years ago.