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Tue Feb 25, 2020, 11:25 AM

Buttigieg's "Gay Problem" With Black Voters Is Probably A Mirage

Buttigieg’s “Gay Problem” With Black Voters Is Probably A Mirage
https://hotair.com/archives/jazz-shaw/2020/02/25/buttigiegs-gay-problem-black-voters-probably-mirage/

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The Associated Press decided to tackle that subject this week, with a focus on the upcoming South Carolina primary. The title of their article is rather blunt, to say the least. “In SC, Buttigieg faces black voters wary of a gay candidate.” To steal a catchphrase from George Takei… Oh, my! But the further you read into their report, the more they seem to undermine their own premise. In fact, they cite a recent poll taken among voters in the Palmetto State and there was almost no difference between Black and white voters when it comes to tolerance for an LGBTQ candidate.

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Reply Buttigieg's "Gay Problem" With Black Voters Is Probably A Mirage (Original post)
Odoreida Feb 2020 OP
mr_lebowski Feb 2020 #1
Mike 03 Feb 2020 #2
Name removed Feb 2020 #3
Behind the Aegis Feb 2020 #4
CaptYossarian Feb 2020 #5
Odoreida Feb 2020 #6
Behind the Aegis Feb 2020 #7

Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 11:31 AM

1. I suspect that 'the problem' to the extent there is one ...

tracks much more closely with 'religious views' than it does with 'skin color' myself.

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 11:36 AM

2. Al Sharpton made a fascinating comment a month or maybe six weeks ago

on MSNBC regarding this issue, explaining why African American voters were shying away from Mayor Pete. This may not be exact but it's close: "It's not that black folks are homophobic; black folks are worried that other black folks are homophobic."

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Response to Odoreida (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 01:51 PM

4. HotAir is a conservative site leaning RW.

Hot Air was founded by Michelle Malkin, a conservative author and blogger.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 03:02 PM

5. So it's propaganda.

Just more rat f**king by the usual suspects.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 06:27 PM

6. So it's right wing propaganda, but they report that Blacks are not bigoted against Mayor Pete? n/t

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Response to Odoreida (Reply #6)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 09:19 PM

7. I said noting about 'propaganda', I said it is a RW site.

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