50% of American Marriages
Divorced People are a cantankerous group of Swing Voters. Presidential Candidates have to be extremely careful about this Demographic, because due to a pending legal settlement, Presidential Candidates are required to pander equally to both sides.
Often times, Divorced People split their votes between the two Major Candidates. This is not attributable to any political leaning or ideology, rather it stems from that strong sense of spite that pervades all Divorced People.
You see, Divorced People are not interested in compromise or consensus-building in American Politics. They’d rather see our country ripped in half between warring political factions.1
In 2008, one of the Major Candidates has a distinct advantage in wooing Divorced People, as he himself divorced his crippled first wife. Were his actions callous and vindictive enough to secure the support of Divorced People?
1 It’s not your fault, Billy. Daddy and Mommy have fallen out of love with the Political Process