The Daily Caller’s editor and chief was the featured speaker at the Cato Institute’s annual Naples, Florida policy conclave. A packed house of 450 Libertarians listened with great interest as Tucker Carlson explained how the demographics in America had radically shifted since the financial crisis. The striking shift, he believes, will have a significant bearing on the 2016 presidential election. The Democratic Party today comprises two tiers—the poor and the elite rich leaving the rest of the country’s voters up for grabs. Democrats can no longer lay claim to be the voice of the middle class. Tucker also believes that this shift in voter alignment in 2016 will lead to a surprise presidential race that under certain circumstances could see Elizabeth Warren facing off against Chris Christie.
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Richard C. Young is the editor of Young's World Money Forecast, and a contributing editor to both Richardcyoung.com and Youngresearch.com.