Is Racism Driving Romney’s Appeal with Voters? A Democratic Leader Says So
Race has remained the consistent backdrop to the recent presidential campaign. But it’s rare that someone makes such a blatant reference to race, at least like the one made by a Democratic state Senator in Virginia. But even though the Democratic Party likely put the hammer down on this person for pointing to race as an advantage factor for Mitt Romney, you have to ask: Was he telling the truth? If so, why is it that the truth must be consistently ignored in order to make people feel comfortable? That’s the question being asked, at least by us.
BlackLikeMoi.com tells more:
Virginia State Senator L. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) said in a radio interview Tuesday that Mitt Romney is gaining in the polls because he appeals to racists who don’t want a black man in the White House.
Speaking to the John Fredericks Show on 1650AM about the reasons for the presumptive Republican nominee’s rising poll numbers in the state, Lucas said the following:
“Mitt Romney, he’s speaking to…a segment of the population who does not like to see people other than a white man in the White House, or in any other elected position. Let’s be real clear about it…Mitt Romney is speaking to a group of people up there who don’t like folks like President Barack Obama in any elected or leadership position.
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