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

TraceyDC Wrote: Dec 01, 2012 10:22 AM
Where is this "government is your salvation" talk that appeals to black people and is the main sourceof the black vote as opposed to the votes of white people which must be based solely on other issues? It is insulting to assume that black people are single issue voters and that issue is welfare, when the only thing that seems to be proven common ground that differs from Democrats is probably same sex marriage.

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...