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Unreported Racism: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth ^ | 11 September 2012 | Scott Paulson

Posted on 09/14/2012 9:24:45 PM PDT by zeestephen

According to the NBC and Wall Street Journal’s poll conducted in August of 2012, 0% – that’s “zero percent”, not a typo – of African-Americans support the GOP presidential candidate-to-be Mitt Romney in the presidential election of 2012.

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The results of an NBC-Wall Street Journal poll came out recently and got very little play in the media. The poll’s results were race-related and quite startling. While the media has jumped on anything involving race quite readily during the Obama presidency – and even before – apparently this survey didn’t produce the type of front page race-talk the media likes to report on.

According to the NBC and Wall Street Journal’s poll conducted in August of 2012, 0% – that’s “zero percent”, not a typo – of African-Americans support the GOP presidential candidate-to-be Mitt Romney in the presidential election of 2012.

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support – obviously – or he wouldn’t have won an election in the country where the vast majority of people are white.

What the media isn’t talking about is any survey such as the NBC-Wall Street results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012. From August 16 through August 20, one-thousand people were surveyed and not even 1% of America’s blacks in that survey’s resulting data could say they support Mitt Romney.

Granted, African-Americans usually support the Democrats. But even the unpopular Republican candidate of 2008, Sen. John McCain, managed to come up with 4% support from America’s blacks. George W. Bush did even somewhat better than that.

Barack Obama currently has 94% of black Americans’ voters’ support. Obviously, a high percentage of white voters are supporting Obama too, or the currently-close presidential race wouldn’t be close at all. In other words, the reverse of this poll – which would say that 94% of white American voters support the white candidate, Mitt Romney – can’t possibly be true. After all, all the polls claim that Obama and Romney are running a close race at this time – though some say Obama is a couple of points up while one or two say Romney is a couple of points up.

So, if there is any racism in the 2012 election, it is clear where it’s coming from. What isn’t clear is why the media is afraid to capitalize on the story when they have been so willing to claim white racism at most every opportunity throughout the Obama term as president.

Another interesting point is questioning why the support for Obama among African-Americans is so strong. Black persons’ economics have reportedly worsened during the Obama administration over the past four years. The extremely poor unemployment rate among African-Americans has worsened during Obama’s term, as it is now estimated to be up to approximately 15%. The Obama economy has caused people’s need for federal assistance, such as food stamps, to increase to 50% of all Americans – with a great deal, but not a majority, of those in need being black persons. The housing situation in America which has had an extremely negative impact on minorities in this country is reportedly worse than it was in the mid-1930s during the Great Depression. Crime and murders in the big cities are still atrocious, quite often in the minority areas of those cities, such as in Obama’s own hometown of Chicago.

With all this factual data – not propaganda – created during President Obama’s term, it is incomprehensible to think that 94% of African-Americans are still supporting Obama and 0% is supporting Romney – unless one thinks like a racist and only vote for one’s own race.

About Scott Paulson

Scott Paulson writes political news and commentary for CBS Local and Examiner.com and teaches English at a community college in the Chicago area. The views and opinions expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CBS Local.

1 posted on 09/14/2012 9:24:50 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

That’s not racism.

It’s racial solidarity...


2 posted on 09/14/2012 9:32:31 PM PDT by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (also my 2012 strategy))
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To: zeestephen

Absolutely not true. I’m encountering black people just within my small circle of acquaintance who quietly admit that they are going to vote for Romney/Ryan. Many of them are from military families. Others are social conservatives. Still others are religious people who are horrified by the obsession with gay marriage and abortion; gayness especially is NOT something that’s accepted in the black community.


3 posted on 09/14/2012 9:33:13 PM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: ottbmare
I had a real close Black friend who in 2008 was all Obama.

Now he is 100% Romney never voting Democrat again

4 posted on 09/14/2012 9:37:42 PM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: ottbmare

Works for me.

Dividing of the sheep and the goats as described in Scripture is not an ethnic or racial measure..


5 posted on 09/14/2012 9:38:01 PM PDT by One Name
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To: zeestephen
# BlackConservativesForRomney
6 posted on 09/14/2012 9:38:03 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: zeestephen

That is simply not true.
Romney has many prominent black conservatives endorsing him.


7 posted on 09/14/2012 9:42:43 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: ottbmare

Perhaps they’re just lying to the pollsters.


8 posted on 09/14/2012 9:49:42 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Our only Hope is Obama's Change.........of Address!!!!)
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To: zeestephen

It’s not racism if minorities do it


9 posted on 09/14/2012 9:50:01 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: zeestephen
Unfortunately folks such as yourself practice group think when it comes to reasons Blacks don't support Romney. I'm a Black retired Vet married to a Black retired Vet, (she out-ranked me) who really wanted to vote for Romney. You know for reasons other than he's not Obama. I'm not voting for Obama but I can't waste my vote on a man who lacks a core. Can't do it. The strongest political arguments I've ever heard Romney deliver were against the very positions he now pretends to hold. His defense of abortion during the Kennedy debates are enshrined in the halls of Planned Parenthood. His proud defense of Mandated health care in Massachuttes literally makes fools of those who pretend there is an ounce of difference between his Romneycare and Obamacare. If Romney were at the top of the Dem ticket he'd win in a landslide. I'll say what most FReepers know but are too timid to admit. Romney will lose because he is running in the wrong party!
10 posted on 09/14/2012 9:51:32 PM PDT by blaquebyrd
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To: blaquebyrd

Sorry-—my son’s best friend is black. He and his family can’t stand Obama and will not vote for him under any circumstances. I can’t believe they are the only blacks in the country who feel this way.


11 posted on 09/14/2012 9:54:52 PM PDT by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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To: svcw; vette6387; unkus; freekitty; Nachum; sheik yerbouty; gonzo; MamaDearest; ConorMacNessa; ...

The Left and their allies in the MSM and the Liberals doing these polls are playing mind games. Case closed. I, for one, am not buying any of it.

Even in the Liberal la la land where I live, no one I talk to can stand Hussein nor are they voting RAT.


12 posted on 09/14/2012 10:01:44 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: blaquebyrd

Romney was second to the last on the list for me w/ Huntsman at the bottom. Romney now says he’s pro-life and I have to believe him otherwise it’s Obama w/ abortions galore...


13 posted on 09/14/2012 10:04:39 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

This is as believable as NASCAR folk favoring obama over Romney.


14 posted on 09/14/2012 10:05:49 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: zeestephen
Tribalism.

That's not American.

15 posted on 09/14/2012 10:08:37 PM PDT by Gritty (The Obama agenda has failed not because it was stopped, but because it was passed! - Paul Ryan)
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To: huckfillary
Yeah but will they vote for Romney who tried to out-Dem Kennedy in Massachusetts. Think about it, it was just last week when he said there were aspects of Obamacare he'd like to keep. Then the right pulled his coat tails and he walked it back. Again, he has no core! I'm not saying he has to agree with me, but damn it, pick a side and defend it. Even today he's denouncing the anti-Muslim film, when just Monday he was raving about American values of free speech. That's why he's down in the polls and it's why he'll lose. Right or wrong Americans respect a man who defends what he stands for and Mitt stands for nothing.
16 posted on 09/14/2012 10:08:42 PM PDT by blaquebyrd
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To: huckfillary
Yeah but will they vote for Romney who tried to out-Dem Kennedy in Massachusetts. Think about it, it was just last week when he said there were aspects of Obamacare he'd like to keep. Then the right pulled his coat tails and he walked it back. Again, he has no core! I'm not saying he has to agree with me, but damn it, pick a side and defend it. Even today he's denouncing the anti-Muslim film, when just Monday he was raving about American values of free speech. That's why he's down in the polls and it's why he'll lose. Right or wrong Americans respect a man who defends what he stands for and Mitt stands for nothing.
17 posted on 09/14/2012 10:08:51 PM PDT by blaquebyrd
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To: zeestephen

You are jumping to conclusions. They all support Obama, every one of them, because of reasons completely independent of race. Like the economy and his record on jobs.


18 posted on 09/14/2012 10:11:34 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Tigerized

The term “racism” was invented by communists. Leon Trotsky was one of the first to use it. When whites engage in favoritism toward other whites (and therefore discrimination against non-whites), it’s called “racism”. When other groups engage in favoritism, it’s called “ethnic solidarity”. When you buy into these word games, it’s called being a useful idiot.


19 posted on 09/14/2012 10:16:39 PM PDT by Silver Sabre
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To: bronxville
"Romney now says he’s pro-life and I have to believe him otherwise it’s Obama w/ abortions galore..."

Why do you have to believe him now? Why not believe him when he told Kennedy he was to the left of him on abortion? I don't believe him, I can't believe him--he's flipped too many times. Oh, and now he says Obama's a good guy. You believe that too?

20 posted on 09/14/2012 10:16:46 PM PDT by blaquebyrd
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