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Why’s Obama Losing People of Color?

Mickey Kaus Columnist

Why is Obama’s Support Slipping Among Blacks and Latinos? Gallup seems dumbfounded. Fernandez says inflation is beginning to bite. Malcolm suspects a general case of scales-falling-from-eyes. I nominate … [unions?-ed] … comprehensive immigration reform. When Obama pushes for it he alienates blacks. When he fails to achieve it he alienates Latinos. He’s done both. … The timing of the drop (in March) doesn’t support this explanation. But timing’s often off, no? The trend seems to be there. …