Man Without Qualities

Saturday, November 09, 2002

UPDATE: Discouraged ... Or Just Smart and Thoughtful?

There is increasing evidence supporting MWQ's suspicion that, with an assist from a Republican President who finally seems to understand how to reach out to them, minority voters are outsmarting the Democrats who are attempting to manipulate them with outdated racial cant. The CNN article linked above, for example, notes: A recent Joint Center poll found that younger black adults are increasingly more politically independent and less likely to identify themselves as members of the Democratic Party. Some political observers say the real issue Tuesday may have been low black voter turnout, which helped Republicans in key Southern states.

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