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Catching up On my Op-Ed
July 10, 2008, 8:16 pm
Filed under: Econ, The Internets | Tags: , , , ,

I’m a big fan of David Brooks.

The trends are pretty clear: rising economic sectors tend to favor Democrats while declining economic sectors are more likely to favor Republicans. The Democratic Party (not just Obama) has huge fund-raising advantages among people who work in electronics, communications, law and the catchall category of finance, insurance and real estate. Republicans have the advantage in agribusiness, oil and gas and transportation. Which set of sectors do you think are going to grow most quickly in this century’s service economy?

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