In today's Politicker, we read the following -
Jackie Salit, head of the Independence Party in New York City, said Obama has lost touch with the independent voter and has been too focused on tending to the Democratic base. Salit, in an email to supporters this morning, said that Obama could lose the White House if he keeps this up.
Fun fact that Ms. Salit does not want us to remember -
The Independence Party candidate for President in 2008 was John McCain