If you want to talk about who's "out of touch" with regular Americans, look no further than the Village Idiots that comprise the super-majority of our political press corps. Foremost among them is Lou Dobbs, who last night got punk'd by his own admittedly-"adjusted" poll.
It's pretty funny that Dobbs doesn't realize that he's the one whose been stoking his viewers' anger and bitterness for the past 5 years with his anti-immigrant diatribes. There is nothing wrong with being "bitter and angry" about where America is at today. I would argue that you're not paying much attention if you're not.
By the way, the current tally now stands at:
I wonder if the media regrets having picked this fight, if only because it shows how "out of touch" they are with "small town America" from their cushy DC and NY studios.