America The Divided

Enten expects various voting gaps, such as the age gap and the race gap, to break records this election:

When you see how Americans are planning to vote this year, you could hardly claim that President Obama has healed the demographic divisions seen in voting patterns throughout the country. In fact, they've demonstrably gotten worse. That's not to say Obama's at fault. I'd argue the opposite: politics are the product of the times we live in, no matter who is in charge. Blaming Obama for being a divisive figure is symptomatic more than causal.