Jewish World Review July 17, 2014 / 19 Tammuz, 5774
Are black voters turning against Obama?
By Cal Thomas
JewishWorldReview.com | It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing their iron grip on their most loyal and enthusiastic voting bloc: African-Americans.
Last Friday in
One woman was quoted in The
Another said: "Today, if you look at the time we were brought here as slaves 400 years ago, we got the same results today."
In what might have been regarded as political heresy only a few years ago, something akin to denying Jesus in church, another protester seemed to suggest the president should resign if he continues to ignore the city's problems: "For the president to set aside all of these funds for immigrants and (have) forsaken the African-American community, I think that's a disgrace." Speaking to the Rebel Pundit, the man added, "He will go down as the worst president ever elected.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth to have such ingratitude for a former
Last weekend on several Sunday talk shows, Attorney General
The president's policies have made those
If President Obama's policies and those of his fellow Democrats in
Patriotism is said to be the last refuge of scoundrels, so what is playing the race card? Is that the last refuge of failed policies?
Blacks rightly feel jilted after pledging so much loyalty and emotion to a man they thought was one of their own. They are painfully learning that President Obama is like the fast-talking peddler of magical elixirs who promises a cure-all, then skips town before you find out you've been bamboozled. The protesters feel used and now the president and the Democrats seem to have jilted them in favor of the Hispanic vote. That's what the unbridled illegal immigration debate is all about.
One hundred fifty years ago the end of slavery and its consequences were just beginning. Hispanic immigrants will likely find themselves treated by most Democrats the same way African-Americans have been treated; as pawns in a never-ending game of political chess, eventually tossed aside as freely as a
Amid all this,
I'll tell you what the race card has become. It is the Joker.
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