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The Monolithic Black Vote -- and My Republican Dad

PadreYama Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 12:46 PM
Gee, let me guess..... you are black yourself? Well, let me rephrase the other guy's statement: If any individual -- black, white or purple -- does not achieve success, who should he blame? Most likely, himself, I'd say. And remember, the Democrat Party was also given the blame, so why take it so personally and say something so dumb?

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)...