POLITICS
12/11/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Newsweek : Why The Rich Voted For Obama

For several years, I've been writing about Bushenfreude, the phenomenon of angry yuppies--who've hugely benefited from President Bush's tax cuts--funding angry, populist Democratic campaigns. I've theorized that people who work in financial services and related fields have become so outraged and alienated by the incompetence, crass social conservatism, and repeated insults to the nation's intelligence, of the Bush-era Republican Party, that they're voting with their hearts and heads instead of their wallets.

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