Rick Santorum who ran for president in 2012 wrote a new book: Blue Collar Conservative and it seems to show a unique understanding of the volatile electorate. More and more blue collars have jumped over to the Republican side. But, they are getting ready to go someplace more sympathetic to them. They stayed home from the polls two years ago.
“As many as six million blue collar voters stayed home from the polls, and there’s good reason to believe that a large majority of them would have voted Republican if they had voted,” the former Pennsylvania senator writes in “Blue Collar Conservatives: Recommitting to an America That Works,” which is out Monday, according to a story in Politico.
I might have to read the book, at least the excerpt on Amazon.