Rich Liberals Stand by Obama
- This helps explain why Obama's approval rating in some of the wealthiest states, like Connecticut, remains well above the national average. Democrats have been asking "what's the matter with Kansas" since the Bush years, when a liberal author wondered why many working class voters back the GOP. But here is rich Connecticut standing by the president who asks more of the rich. It's enough for a conservative to ask: "what's the matter with Connecticut?"