Both major parties are WASP-free for the first time

By The Christian Science Monitor
Monday, August 20, 2012 10:50 EDT
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US government and politics no longer run by WASPs. Does it matter? (via The Christian Science Monitor)

No matter how it turns out, the 2012 presidential election will have made history. For the first time since the founding of the Republic, none of the major party candidates for president or vice president is a WASP – a white, Anglo-Saxon Protestant – a fact that was confirmed when Mitt Romney picked…

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