The first lady said, “Thats my message to voters, this isn’t about Barack, It’s not about person on that ballot, its about you, and for most of the people we are talking to, a Democratic ticket is the clear ticket that we should be voting on regardless of who said what or did this, that shouldn’t even come into the equation.”
Somewhere, Bull Connor and George Wallace are exchanging high fives.
Yes, there is upside potential for Republican presidential candidates when it comes to black voters. After getting 6 percent of the African American vote — not a typo — in the 2012 cycle, there really is only “upside potential.”
But history would disagree with Paul’s optimism. Not since Richard Nixon in 1960 have Republicans been able to crack 30 percent among black voters in a presidential race.
‘…and it is not racist because We said it.’