WILLIAM A. GALSTON: Why Trump Is Failing With College Grads

Wall Street Journal – His dark message of decline doesn’t resonate among voters with college degrees.

The support of white voters with a college education is the key battle of the 2016 presidential contest, and Donald Trump is losing it. In 2012 Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama by 14 points among college-educated whites, according to exit polls. The average of top national surveys shows Mr. Trump trailing Hillary Clinton among these voters by nine points, and the latest Pew Research Center survey gives Mrs. Clinton a 14-point edge.

Unfortunately for Mr. Trump, these voters are more important than ever. As recently as 1988,…

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