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The Monolithic Black Vote -- and My Republican Dad

wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:37 PM
Huh? Pinenee, you're on your own on this one. I have no idea what you're talking about. Certainly "racist" can be a noun--as in, "That guy is a racist." However, it can also be used to describe action, so it can become an adverb, as in, "That guy was being racist," or it can be used to describe a noun, which would make it an adjective, as in "That comment was racist." As you can see, the word can be used in many forms. So I'm not sure about the semantic argument you are trying to pursue above.

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)...