Should Romney Worry About The “Empathy Gap”?

Andrew Sullivan —  Apr 12 2012 @ 6:41pm

by Patrick Appel

Not necessarily:

Republicans win all the time without closing the empathy gap. This is because Democratic candidates are generally perceived as more empathetic — more likely to “care about people like me” — than Republican candidates, regardless of who wins. … In general, be wary of any claim that there is a single path to victory, particularly if that path involves a candidate’s personality.

 Kilgore nods.