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

stedes Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 9:51 AM
In addition, The Republican Party hijacked by the conservative movement was against civil rights, voting rights, fair housing, and any form of forced integration (busing, affirmative action). Read the book "A Choice not an Echo" by Phyllis Schafly and the Book "The new emerging Republican Majority". by Kevin Phillips. Two books written by conservatives in the 1960's that became the template for using racial divisions, extremism, ideological purity and a white majority to grow the Republican party. Also read "Invisible Hands" by Kim Phillips-Fien.

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...