Redistricting a black candidate out of office will present it’s own set of problems.
Especially by a ‘white northern liberal’ who is perceived as a ‘conservative’.
Yes, West is black. But West is not a “black candidate”. He is a straight arrow American Candidate.
Hyphenation is clearly not visible.
No problem. West isn't black, he's a Republican. /sarc
Re you #16:
“Redistricting a black candidate out of office will present its own set of problems.”
Don’t count on it.
West has forfeited his racial status by being conservative.
Affirmative action privilege no longer applies when one strays from the Collectivist “Progressive” Plantation.
Just ask Justice Clarance Thomas, Amb. Allan Keyes or former Candidate Herman Cain how that works.
No doubt Lt.Col. West is well aware of the rule, and is not the least bit surprised by this development.
If it is any consolation, our conservative Republican Maine Governor Paul LePage was formerly the Mayor of Waterville, Maine, a predominantly Democrat city. When he ran for Governor, about 700 registered Democrats wrote him in, despite their votes being disqualified by doing so.
There seems to be at least some traditional Democrats out there who are waking up and getting a clue or two, and not all of them are exactly ecstatic about their current regime or the direction our Country is being steered in by the Kenyan Mullah.
I’m not suggesting that this is going to make West’s situation easy, but it might not be quite as insurmountable as it appears.
The FL Legislature is making this out to be a random function of the law and there wasn’t anything they could do about it, although I agree that it certainly stinks of establishment party manipulation.
I have long maintained that the GOP establishment would much rather see Obama re elected and our Country go down the flush than to allow a conservative to ever again darken the White House door.
If they can’t get “their” party back from the annoying Tea Party interlopers, then they WILL DESTROY it - and the Republic along with it, if need be. Control it or burn it.
Think I’m wrong?
But the libs don’t acknowledge he’s black since he’s conservative. So it’s all good.