The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton may be luring older voters away from the GOP

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks to her staff inside her plane on Oct. 2, 2016.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.— Ruth Mary Baudhuin watched Lawrence Welk as a young girl, listened to fellow Philadelphian Chubby Checker on the radio and eventually grew into her parents’ Republicanism, an Irish-Catholic conservatism that idealized the nuclear family.

But the 68-year-old retiree, like many older voters, no longer recognizes her party.

The soft-edged promise she recalls of previous nominees—Ronald Reagan’s sunny disposition, John McCain’s undisputed patriotism—have been replaced with what she views as insults and bombast.

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