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The New Breed of Republican: Artur Davis

ocarol500 Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 9:31 AM
Readers would be amazed at the number of Black Republicans ... go to for more information. I look forward to hearing Artur Davis' speech.

Note: Mr. Davis will be speaking tonight at the Republican National Convention. Don’t miss him.

One would instinctively conclude that it is a tremendous act of courage to have been a leading Black supporter of President Obama – in fact, the first Congressman outside of Illinois to endorse Obama for president – and then change parties to become a Republican. But if you ask Artur Davis, he’d tell you that it was completely natural and the right thing to do.

Artur Davis had every appearance of being a standard-issue Black politician. He was good enough to get into Harvard as an...