Guy Benson
Last week, I lamented a new poll indicating that race relations are actually regressing under President Obama--a trend I admittedly had not foreseen.  If the White House is at all concerned about this harmful drift, perhaps its new chief of staff should counsel the president to lay off the inapt slavery analogies and comments like these:

Republicans are "counting on black folks staying home?"  Tell that to Tim Scott, Col. Allen West, Ryan Frazier, and Star Parker.

Guy Benson

Guy Benson is's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).

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