The Left might think differently, but these folks are the ones most responsible for getting people elected to public office. And so far what they're seeing isn't impressing them:
In a potentially alarming trend for the White House, independent voters are deserting nationally and especially in key swing states, recent polls suggest.
Obama’s job economy are driving the falling numbers.hit a — still healthy — low of 56 percent in the on Wednesday. And pollsters are debating whether Obama’s expansive and expensive policy proposals or the ground-level realities of a still-faltering
But a source of the shift appears to be independent voters, who seem to be responding to Republican complaints of excessive spending and government control.
“This is a huge sea change that is playing itself out in American politics,” said Democratic pollster Doug Schoen. “Independents who had become effectively operational Democrats in 2006 and 2008 are now up for grabs and are trending Republican.
“They’re saying, ‘Costing too much, no results, see the downside, not sure of the upside,’” he said.