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Monday, September 22, 2008

Adios 50-state campaign

Posted By on Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 6:47 AM

Arkansas is not formally among the states written off so far by Obama. But I think that's only a technicality. This link mentions the sad polling that says Obama would be enjoying a much broader lead now but for one fact -- pigmentation.

Here's a summary of that poll:

Deep-seated racial misgivings could cost Barack Obama the White House if the election is close, according to an AP-Yahoo News poll that found one-third of white Democrats harbor negative views toward blacks—many calling them "lazy," "violent" or responsible for their own troubles.

 

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