I am always willing to change my mind based on the evidence, but consider that perhaps the employment rate is too blunt an instrument to measure working class job satisfaction: The people who are the working poor in America today, that I mentioned: “everyone whose situation had worsened under Obama” that is those “whose income declined in real terms, or who were under-employed” and those in “minimum wage dead-end jobs.”

The other point you made, that working class and University-educated people have different values and philosophy, is obvious except you would in theory think that University educated, and therefore higher income people would prefer a Government that promises tax cuts, yet the opposite is true: again they seem to vote against their own best interests. The only way I can explain this is the pervasive left-wing political correctness that is omnipresent at today’s Universities. Everybody knows what they are supposed to think, and the majority will vilify anyone who disagrees.

If you don’t support abortion, you are a misogynist.

If you don’t support gay marriage, you are a homophobe.

If you don’t support Hillary Clinton, you are a misogynist, white supremacist, racist Nazi.

That probably why graduates vote Democrat in such numbers, against their own common sense: they have been brain-washed into doing so, and to vilify those who don’t.

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.

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