[FoRK] Amazing op-ed: Slavery was good, and Democrats are bad
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Wed Mar 15 13:17:43 PST 2006
Quoting Kevin Elliott <K-Elliott at wiu.edu>:
> Umm... I feel obligated to point out the the DEMOCRATS are the party
> of slavery. The question isn't why they don't vote Republican- it's
> why the hell they ever started voting for the Democrats.
Umm... Because of the history of the 20th Century?
You pick a decade (30's onward), and I'll give you five good reasons.
(But offlist, please.)
Alternatively, look at Bush's job-approval numbers among African
Americans. They have dropped to something near 2%. Two percent. Two
percent! Down from 51% after 9/11. That's not just people supporting
Democrats out of habit, because their parents did; there are things
Republicans do that drive that (Katrina, cough cough). You pick a year
of the Bush era, and I'll give you ten good reasons. (But offlist,
* 2% job approval:
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