The new swing group for the 2000 elections is being called the “New Prosperity Independents.” The members of this group are, according to the poll, “younger, better-educated and less religious than the average American, fascinated by the Internet and stock market, proponents of gun control and lower capital gains taxes, and ready to consider a third party.” In other words, they’re a bunch of greedy professionals who want the government to keep its hands off their money but make sure that they’re safe in their happy little suburban enclaves. Perhaps they should be classified as the “Self Absorbed Center.”