One-third of White Democrats Harbor Negative Views Toward Blacks

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    Survey Links Racial Views to Obama’s Polls Numbers

    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.

    The poll, conducted with Stanford University, suggests that the percentage of voters who may turn away from Obama because of his race could easily be larger than the final difference between the candidates in 2004 — about two and one-half percentage points.
     
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    Lets' hope the debates change their minds.
     
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    yeah, he's in my prayers.
     
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    I doubt a debate can change a racist's mind.
     
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    hey here's a newsflash...

    9 out of 10 Democrats harbor negative feelings about Republicans :eusa_shhh:
     
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    So you are saying that one third of white democrats have misgivings about voting for Barack Obama because of his race?

    And you think that based on this report that "many" who were polled (not one third, mind you) call "them" something?

    I think that report is racist.
     
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    Ignorance an intolerance are dangerous stumbling blocks to a true Democracy.

    Ex: bush/dick 2000 and 2004
     
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    Interesting fact. Most "Democrats" in northern Florida voted for Bush, twice.

    There are thousands of people out there that are Democrats for reasons other than believing in the Democratic philosophy.

    But to know this probably requires a little more effort than the person that started this thread is willing to spend.
     
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    I have negative view for 90% of the people out there...
     
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    Why would you be a democrat if you don't believe in the philosophy?
     

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