Romney’s Base is Literally Dying

Filed in National by on September 21, 2012

With the Republican base already shrinking, you know as the United States starts turning different shades of brown, there is more bad news for the GOP.

For generations of Americans, it was a given that children would live longer than their parents. But there is now mounting evidence that this enduring trend has reversed itself for the country’s least-educated whites, an increasingly troubled group whose life expectancy has fallen by four years since 1990.

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  1. socialistic ben says:

    Isnt letting this continue to happen just passive ethnic cleansing?

  2. puck says:

    America is becoming more liberal, one funeral at a time.

  3. Jason330 says:

    “The reasons for the decline remain unclear, but researchers offered possible explanations, including a spike in prescription drug overdoses among young whites, higher rates of smoking among less educated white women, rising obesity, and a steady increase in the number of the least educated Americans who lack health insurance.”

    I think you have to view Fox News as a vector here.

  4. puck says:

    I think you have to view rising health care costs and declining access to health insurance among the working poor as a factor. The investor class is apparently trying to get rid of some of the 47% freeloaders, and make a shitload of money while doing it. It’s class cleansing by spreadsheet.

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