We have watched the democrat party essentially build the framework for this strategy for decades and now they believe it will bare fruit. With as much as 51 % of working American paying no federal income taxes, with the largest number of Americans on food stamps than anytime before in our history, with near historic numbers on unemployment or under employed or who have just given up I wouldn't bet against it. I have long since come to the conclusion that paranoia concerning politics in this country is less paranoia and more often than not just a insight into future events. This strategy explains the 1965 immigration act and the absolute loathing of anyone in the democrat party to restrict illegal immigration in anyway and the fanaticism of democrats when it came to minority set asides or it would if I were paranoid. You might find the op ed a interesting read ... link below.
The Future of the Obama Coalition
By THOMAS B. EDSALL
I am including this as well in it you will hear Robert Reich, a Obama economic advisor come out and say white guys need not apply for any stimulus jobs