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The Monolithic Black Vote -- and My Republican Dad

Nanuq Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 1:04 PM
This also assumes that nobody in any of the 59 wards made ANY typographical errors, or accidentally filled in the wrong spot then scratched it out and tried again. In other words, the exact scenarios seen in Florida during Bush's "hanging chad" win. Are we saying that Philly voters possess 100% accurate writing skills, but Floridians do not? That's the only possible conclusion.

In 13 wards in Philadelphia, reports the Inquirer, President Barack Obama received 99 percent of the vote! A local Democratic ward leader outlined the strategy: "In this election, you had to point out to people what was at stake. And in many cases, they felt that the Romney doctrine was not going to favor the working man."

Obama appears to have held on to most of his percentage of the black vote from 2008 -- even though the black unemployment rate in October reached 14.3 percent. Emmanuel Cleaver, the head of the Congressional Black Caucus, admitted: "If (former President)...