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Black and White Standards

Libertarian pragmatist Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:04 AM
Black and Hispanic Americans are on the Democratic side because they believe in a patronage political system that rewards their friends in govt. contracts. This is just a fact of life.
Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:15 AM
True but sooner or later some will realize that they have gotten nothing for that support. If they had, then the Democrats would be listing all of them when soliciting their continued support. Instead Democrats keep reminding them how bad off they are despite that past support. "you need to hire me to do the job again because I failed to do it the last time"

The Washington Post (10/25/2012), in giving President Barack Obama an endorsement for another four years, wrote, "Much of the 2012 presidential campaign has dwelt on the past, but the key questions are who could better lead the country during the next four years -- and, most urgently, who is likelier to put the government on a more sound financial footing." The suggestion appears to be that a president is not to be held accountable to his promises and past record and that his past record is no indication of his future behavior. Possibly, the Washington Post people believe that a black...