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To Appeal to Black Voters, GOP Must Run Gauntlet of Racism Accusations

Pistol Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 12:20 PM
One thing the truth has going for it is that black folks value and recognize authenticity at least as much and probably more, than other ethnic groups. But its best done face to face and works best 1 to 1. This makes it a slow process. When one extends respect for a differing opinion, respect and consideration of your differing opinion is often a positive result.

If the GOP wants to win more black votes, it will need to get a lot more "racist."

The scare quotes are necessary because I don't think the Republican Party is racist now (and, historically, the GOP has a lot less to answer for than the Democratic Party does).

But that hasn't stopped a lot of people from slandering Republicans as racist for one reason or another.

Right now, many in Washington -- particularly the leadership of the Congressional Black Caucus -- insist that Republican attacks on U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice are racist and, yawn, sexist. The basis...