“Again, without disproportional racist support, Republicans can’t win.”
This is nothing new either.
Friday and through this weekend, the political Twitterz were all… a twitter about Clinton claiming that “half” of Republicans were in a “basket of deplorables”–that is, they are bigots and racists.
Nearly twelve years, back in my Blogger days, I noted the following about the Republican coalition (boldface added):
The Washington Post recently reported about the failure of the anti-segregation amendment to pass in Alabama (it was essentially 50-50). According to the CNN exit poll, 73% of Alabama voters were white. Assuming that the vote to keep the segregationist amendment was negligible among non-whites, this means that 68.5% of whites voted against the anti-segregationist amendment (or for segregation).
One of the lame excuses given was that some people voted against the amendment because there was the potential that someone might use it in a court challenge to increase school funding (and taxes)–as if this would…
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