Sunday, September 07, 2008

Women Aren't Stupid

LATimes: Sarah Palin's appeal to working-class women may be limited
For many of these critical swing voters, economic interests trump any admiration of the Alaska governor's maternal grit, and some are repelled by her sarcastic jabs at Obama

"I wanted Hillary to win so bad, but I saw Sarah, and it just didn't work for me," said Heckman [a disappointed Hillary Rodham Clinton supporter], a 49-year-old restaurant cook taking a break in the empty courtyard of J. Paul's restaurant in a downtown struggling to revive. "I have no retirement. Obama understands it's the economy. He knows how we live."

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