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The racial divide worsens during Obama presidency

Posted By on Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 7:04 AM

Polling in today's New York Times: 

… nearly six in 10 Americans, including heavy majorities of both whites and blacks, think race relations are generally bad, and that nearly four in 10 think the situation is getting worse. By comparison, two-thirds of Americans surveyed shortly after President Obama took office said they believed that race relations were generally good.

Yes, and in Arkansas, the president has been effectively exploited politically. Republicans assure me that has nothing to do with race, however.

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