FWD: Clinton scandal alienates male support
mack97 at EROLS.COM
Fri Feb 27 23:15:02 MST 1998
> GOP frustrated as women keep backing Democrats
> In Clinton scandal, they seek answers.
> By Dick Polman
> INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
> BILOXI, Miss. -- Steve Nodine, a longtime Republican activist from
> Alabama, isn't feeling too kindly toward women these days. He doesn't
> like to talk about it, because "as soon as you say something, you sound like
> a chauvinist."
> But he's too upset to keep his lips zipped. Whenever he checks the polls
> and rediscovers that women are sticking with President Clinton despite all
> the allegations of sex, lies, and who knows what's next -- frankly, he said
> here yesterday, "it just boggles my mind."
> What frustrates him is that his Republican Party, saddled with a gender
> gap showing more and more women leaning toward the Democrats, has
> been unable to post any gains among women during Clinton's time of
> The Monica Lewinsky saga has not turned women off; the polls indicate
> precisely the opposite. Women have been the prime force behind Clinton's
> popularity surge during these five weeks of scandal, their support rising as
> male support has dropped.
Why is male support for POTUS dropping?
a) Jealousy? Envy?
b) Male support falls behind Interns Unite (non-profit support group)
d) Or just crooked polls?
"The sharpest tool in the shed." -- anonymous
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