Why is it ok to say "Whites won't vote for Obama"?

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    Throughout this election the media and supporters of Hillary and Obama have made comments with respect to which group of people will support who. Most predict that majority (not all) of the Democrats who are White in these categories: working class population, the elderly, the uneducated, and/or who live rural areas will not Vote for Obama.

    What does this really mean?

    Polls and other predictions also reveal that most states that are populated with more Whites support Hillary. Thus implying Whites will not vote for Obama because of his race.

    However, some people will argue well Blacks are only voting for Obama b/c he's Black. Yet, how long have Blacks been voting for White candidates vs. how long have Whites been voting for non-White candidates?? This should tell us that Black people do not have a problem voting for someone who is not Black, but Whites might have a problem voting for someone who is.

    So my question is why is this acceptable? and what does this primary really say about America and its progress or lack of with respect to racial issues??
     
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    Do you have any idea how many threads there already are on this subject?
     
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    LOL my bad, Im watching CNN and Hillary just obviously won Kentucky and it's just crazy how much "race" might have to do with it.
     
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    Heh...its cool. And yes, it's an interesting discussion. Give me a sec and I'll see if I can't find one for you.
     
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    Maybe they don't agree with him? Why is it OK that over 80% of Blacks are voting for Obama? They all agree with all he says? Or they fall in line along racial lines? It's more than obvious.
     
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    Why is it ok to say blacks won't support Hillary or MCcain?
     
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    Claiming if Obama loses or we do not vote for him proves racism is ignorant. Some will do that but I do not believe a majority will. Obama has a lot of problems. Other then claiming we are all racist for not voting for him.
     
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    I agree, if not voting for Obama we are racists, on the other hand not voting for Hillary, well one would think it was antifemale, but that doesn't seem to be a problem.

    Personally, I know I'm not racist, won't be voting Obama. I also know I'm cool with women politically, no vote for Hillary.

    My problem, I really do not like McCain.
     
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    ditto
     
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    the whites will put Osama in office. NOT blacks.
     

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