Why Binders and Big Bird Don’t Matter - NationalJournal.com
[Eyeing her, I realized she seemed to be just the sort of suburban woman that pollsters tell us both the Obama and the Romney campaigns are fighting over.
Russell had in fact voted for both the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and for President Obama — two big-time Democrats. But now, for the second time, she was working for Brown, a Republican.
Russell, it turns out, is among the legions of the long-term unemployed.
“Well, I’m looking for a job, and I would like to stay in my community,” she told me. “And it’s turned out to be an immense chore. I’ve been offered jobs that are primarily part-time, and I’m concerned about my medical insurance, because I am paying an additional $400 a month for medical insurance, just in the past two years. So that frightens me.”
Russell also plans to vote for Romney. Why? I asked. She said with a little shrug, “My job. I need a job.”]
I seem to remember Ms. Ifill doing some servile slobbering in 2008.....
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