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Out of Touch in the Rust Belt

By on 4.26.12 | 5:09PM

Underscoring just how out of touch with ordinary Americans the president has become, the Washington Examiner's Paul Bedard reports that blue collar Democrats in swing states are none too pleased with the 17 lavish vacations that the Obamas have taken.

Pollsters who have conducted focus group discussions about the state of the economy found that on numerous occasions these 2008 Obama voters volunteered that the First Family has taken too many vacations. "The theme is that the first family 'is out of touch' with working class voters," pollster John McLaughlin said after discussions with voters in Cleveland and Pittsburgh. More here.

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