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Now that Obama looks unstoppable, some Dems are having second thoughts about whether he can win. Plus, McCain's fundraising trickery and cut-price Clinton T-shirts

By Tumbler   June 2008

Obama’s blue-collar problem

Short of catastrophe, Barack Obama cannot be stopped. But many Dems are starting to feel buyer’s remorse now that Hillary Clinton has exposed Obama’s weakness among core blue-collar voters. She annihilated him in West Virginia, winning 67 per cent of the vote to his 26 per cent, and almost half of her voters said they would not turn out for Obama in November. And she beat him in all the high-population industrial states except his home turf of Illinois.

The Democrats’ gleeful talk of a new electoral map is being turned on its head. In April,…

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