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January 30, 2006

Republicans - White Men's Party?

-- by Dave Johnson

Study Ties Political Leanings to Hidden Biases

...That study found that supporters of President Bush and other conservatives had stronger self-adhttp://www.rightwingnews.com/archives/week_2006_01_22.PHP#005119mitted and implicit biases against blacks than liberals did.

... "Obviously, such research does not speak at all to the question of the prejudice level of the president," said Banaji, "but it does show that George W. Bush is appealing as a leader to those Americans who harbor greater anti-black prejudice."

Vincent Hutchings, a political scientist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, said the results matched his own findings in a study he conducted ahead of the 2000 presidential election: Volunteers shown visual images of blacks in contexts that implied they were getting welfare benefits were far more receptive to Republican political ads decrying government waste than volunteers shown ads with the same message but without images of black people.


Just this last Friday at Right Wing News, Q&A Friday #32: Are Republicans Doomed By Demography?

Question: "Are Republicans doomed by demography? By 2050 whites will be a minority. With the same voting patterns among African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians the right will get 40% or less.
But John gave a pretty good answer. Were it only be true...

Posted by Dave Johnson at January 30, 2006 2:25 PM

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Angry and threatened white men's party might be a better way to put it. Not only anti-black but anti-Semetic, and don't forget Limbaugh and his "feminazi" labeling.

Posted by: MJ at January 31, 2006 6:25 AM

"Are Republicans doomed by demography? By 2050 whites will be a minority."

A minority like the people who voted for Bush in the last two elections?

Posted by: The_Cosmic_Fluke at January 31, 2006 6:29 AM

I want to shool in Calif.With black,s they wase good to me.To me they are better then some white kids . To g.w.bush liary . Pluse you ever here about K street project ? Or opensecrets.org ? Bush and Sen. Graham,s group ? I like se bush in orange jumpsuit his crook,s .
I am standing up for my Constitution rights and freedom speach .Well you stand up with me ?
eddie from Cabool,Missouri

Posted by: Eddie at January 31, 2006 8:37 AM

And this is a surprise?

It's about race. It's always been about race.

The term "liberal media" (originally "liberal press") originated in the Jim Crow south in the 1950s in response to the national media telling the truth about what was going on down there.

The localities of the country that are the deepest red are also the most homogenous.

Posted by: Pinata at February 1, 2006 4:39 AM

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