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Poll Shows Widening Racial Gap In Presidential Contest[R=60% White Vote:O=80% Black & Hispanic Vote]
Washington Post ^ | October 25, 2012 | Jon Cohen and Rosalind S. Helderman

Posted on 10/25/2012 11:35:06 PM PDT by Steelfish

Poll Shows Widening Racial Gap In Presidential Contest

Jon Cohen and Rosalind S. Helderman October 25

The 2012 election is shaping up to be more polarized along racial lines than any presidential contest since 1988, with President Obama experiencing a steep drop in support among white voters from four years ago.

At this stage in 2008, Obama trailed Republican John McCain by seven percentage points among white voters. Even in victory, Obama ended up losing white voters by 12 percentage points, according to that year’s exit poll.

But now, Obama has a deficit of 23 percentage points, trailing Republican Mitt Romney 60 percent to 37 percent among whites, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News national tracking poll. That presents a significant hurdle for the president — and suggests that he will need to achieve even larger margins of victory among women and minorities, two important parts of the Democratic base, to win reelection.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; blackvote; whitevote

1 posted on 10/25/2012 11:35:18 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

The US is becoming more and more like the Congo with voting now based along tribal lines. Blacks and Hispanics are part of a permanent plantation class tended to by the Rats.


2 posted on 10/25/2012 11:37:39 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: All

US immigration policy has been discriminating against whites for decades. Too bad no one in office has the stones to bring it up, let alone propose a change. Absent that, even if Romney wins, the elected officials in the US will be more and more left wing and radical as the years go by.


3 posted on 10/25/2012 11:41:49 PM PDT by BushMeister ("We are a nation that has a government - not the other way around." --Ronald Reagan)
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To: Steelfish

During recent comments to the Des Moines Register editorial board, Obama said: “I will just be very blunt. Should I win a second term, a big reason I will win a second term is because the Republican nominee and the Republican Party have so alienated the fastest-growing demographic group in the country, the Latino community.”

So do Hispanics now get to decide a US Presidential Election?


4 posted on 10/25/2012 11:42:41 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish
The WaPost sees the election through racial eyes.

Republicans = Whites = Racists

5 posted on 10/25/2012 11:43:03 PM PDT by Kennard
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To: Steelfish

One white woman here for Romney. Why are all women listed with the minorities?


6 posted on 10/25/2012 11:46:09 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Steelfish

So, white voters are fairly evenly spread across both parties while minority voters tend to be racially polarized and lockstep conformists.

Not surprising, but as time goes along and they become more sophisticated you’ll see more diversity in their political thinking. Meanwhile, though, you can see that they are prone to groupthink and susceptible to the race-baiters.


7 posted on 10/25/2012 11:49:08 PM PDT by marron
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To: Steelfish

The most despised and vilified “class” in the United States is the white, heterosexual male.


8 posted on 10/25/2012 11:51:04 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Steelfish

“Racial”? Or “economical”?


9 posted on 10/25/2012 11:52:26 PM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: MacMattico
Silly, you are supposed to vote for Obama with your lady parts.
10 posted on 10/25/2012 11:53:12 PM PDT by funfan
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To: MacMattico
Silly, you are supposed to vote for Obama with your lady parts.
11 posted on 10/25/2012 11:53:29 PM PDT by funfan
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To: ought-six
The most despised and vilified “class” in the United States is the white, CHRISTIAN heterosexual male.
12 posted on 10/25/2012 11:54:19 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Steelfish

Rolling Stones Magazine exposed Obama as a foul mouthed angry black man.


13 posted on 10/25/2012 11:55:28 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: ought-six

And leading the vilification is the white-owned liberal media, the professional classes, union thugs and teachers unions, Planned Parenthood, NARAL, and Hollywood scum.


14 posted on 10/25/2012 11:55:40 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

Part of the problem with conservatives is that we allow liberals to Balkanize this country.

We are heading the way of Yugoslavia and liberals are leading us down this primrose path of self-destruction.

We also allow liberals to divide this country as white, black, Latino, and Asian.

Only idiotic liberals believe that Latinos are all the same and Asians are all the same.

Or that even all Americans of European descent are the same.

Europe, Latin America, and Asia are massive continents where people have their own individual state identities and cultures.

Either conservatives need to attack the Balkanization head on or we need to play divide and conquer and make distinctions of respect that liberals don’t make.

For example, there is a huge distinction between Mexicans and the rest of Latin America. Most Latin Americans hate Mexicans.

There is no such thing as a monolithic Latino identity.

That is a liberal racial creation in order to justify attacking white people and conservatives.

And ironically enough, Latinos in Latin America are mostly European Americans. There is no Spaniard race just like these is no English or Irish race.

Only liberals have decided to create a brown race in order to destroy this country.


15 posted on 10/25/2012 11:56:09 PM PDT by radpolis (Liberals: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy)
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To: Kennard

Written by 2 white liberal=guilt ridden liberals, who also happen to live in a white neighborhood and have no non-white friends.


16 posted on 10/25/2012 11:57:08 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: funfan
My lady parts cringe at the thought of Obama!
17 posted on 10/25/2012 11:57:29 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Steelfish

Pretty clever combining blacks and Hispanics together to make Hispanics look like a monolithic group in support of Obama.


18 posted on 10/26/2012 12:03:52 AM PDT by PressurePoint
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To: MacMattico

You didn’t get a tingle up your leg?


19 posted on 10/26/2012 12:03:52 AM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: max americana

No tingle anywhere!!


20 posted on 10/26/2012 12:08:19 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Steelfish
At this stage in 2008, Obama trailed Republican John McCain by seven percentage points among white voters. Even in victory, Obama ended up losing white voters by 12 percentage points, according to that year’s exit poll.

Is that the Bradley Effect or were the exit polls off?

21 posted on 10/26/2012 12:19:15 AM PDT by rfp1234
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To: Steelfish

Nooooo.. I think 80% black/Hispanic support for 0bama is because the economy is doing GREAT! /s


22 posted on 10/26/2012 12:23:41 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Steelfish
“I will just be very blunt. Should I win a second term, a big reason I will win a second term is because the Republican nominee and the Republican Party have so alienated the fastest-growing demographic group in the country, the Latino community.”

Hey Bobo, so you're gonna blame them for your defeat? That ought to go over well. #facepalm

This is what I'm talking about as the most underreported story of this election cycle: Obama has damaged the Democrat brand. Badly.

23 posted on 10/26/2012 12:29:13 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NE1, NC, FL, VA, OH, CO, IA, NH = 285EV)
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To: radpolis
"Part of the problem with conservatives is that we allow liberals to Balkanize this country."

Your post allows me to bring up favorite memory of Kissinger. On NYE2000, one of the nets went around and asked famous people what they envisioned as the greatest challenge of the dawning new century. And there was a lot of silly shit, and then suddenly Kissinger appeared, and gravenly intoned: "The Balkanization of the United States."

Never forget.

24 posted on 10/26/2012 12:33:20 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NE1, NC, FL, VA, OH, CO, IA, NH = 285EV)
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To: Steelfish
Free stuff, the only explanation.
25 posted on 10/26/2012 12:35:21 AM PDT by exnavy (The time is upon us, fish or cut bait, may God guide your heart.)
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To: Steelfish
"The 2012 election is shaping up to be more polarized along racial lines than any presidential contest since 1988, with President Obama experiencing a steep drop in support among white voters from four years ago."

"Yay!"


26 posted on 10/26/2012 12:39:24 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NE1, NC, FL, VA, OH, CO, IA, NH = 285EV)
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To: Kennard; Steelfish

But 99% of the blacks voting for Obama is not racist.


27 posted on 10/26/2012 12:40:18 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: Steelfish

“Poll Shows Widening Racial Gap In Presidential Contest”

Yeah it sure does. Just look at the black vote going to Obama. They can’t bring themselves to vote for the white guy.

Racists!


28 posted on 10/26/2012 12:42:24 AM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: 1035rep

The MSM never mentions that 90% of blacks will vote for Obama! Racist voting is OK coming from blacks, liberals have NO problems with it.

Heaven forbid white voters prefer competence and and other presidential qualities in the Republican candidate. They’re supposed to feel sorry for Obama and inflict more AA disaster upon America to be politically correct.

Screw the Obama-loving media!


29 posted on 10/26/2012 12:51:55 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved FrieGrnd Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

“Screw the Obama-loving media!”

That’s what I say. They’ve worn out that race card.


30 posted on 10/26/2012 1:14:41 AM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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To: Steelfish

Reading user comments to these articles is usually more informative than the articles themselves. I am beginning to despise the liberal point of view in a way that I have never felt before. Personally, I can predict with 90% accuracy what liberals will say even before they open their mouths — it gets so tedious. I used to enjoy political debate, but now I am just sick of it. It’s becoming like a bad marriage where there is nothing left to say anymore. Hopefully, Americans of different opinion can find some common ground. I believe a renewed respect for the Constitution and an increased reliance on the 10th Amendment to handle those contentious issues on which no national consensus can be found is the right answer. God help our country make it through this difficult period.


31 posted on 10/26/2012 1:29:46 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Steelfish

If obama only has 80% of the black vote, he’s through.


32 posted on 10/26/2012 3:04:25 AM PDT by gotribe (He's a mack-daddy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV415yit7Zg)
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To: Steelfish
My only question is why was Obama campaigning in Chicago? Is Illinois in play?

I smell landslide but way too early to start gloating.

33 posted on 10/26/2012 3:04:48 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Steelfish

“So do Hispanics now get to decide a US Presidential Election?”

They will, and when you see any playground or maternity ward today you’ll understand why. Towns that are officially 90% “white” have students that are 50% Hispanic.


34 posted on 10/26/2012 3:38:22 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: kearnyirish2
They will, and when you see any playground or maternity ward today you’ll understand why. Towns that are officially 90% “white” have students that are 50% Hispanic.

Indeed - Many folks are oblivious to what is really going on. The West and the South's school population is over 50% 'people of color' with CA coming in @ over 70%. The tidal wave is growing and the PTB are playing games about it.

35 posted on 10/26/2012 3:48:56 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: radpolis

Most of what you say is probably true, but the fact remains that most Hispanics and now most Asians prefer the Democrats.

The true story here is that Romney is getting 60% of the white vote, yet he is only a few points ahead. As recently as the 90s, winning 60% of the white vote would equal a landslide, easy victory. But it doesn’t now because the GOP has been too stupid and and too cowardly to stop mass immigration (legal and illegal). Mass immigration was always going to favor the Democrats. It’s obvious really. The GOP should have ended it decades ago before it really go out of hand. Instead they’ve made it worse by passing absurd expansions of immigration like the ridiculous Diversity Visa Lottery.

The writing is on the wall. As someone else has said; either the GOP will end mass immigration, or mass immigration will end the GOP.


36 posted on 10/26/2012 4:30:48 AM PDT by Aetius
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To: ought-six

“The most despised and vilified “class” in the United States is the white, heterosexual male.”

Excluding the white, liberal male, the ordinary American white male is the most intelligent demographic in the U.S. That is a huge threat to Marxist rule. That same white male is also the best fighter in the world. That terrifies the fascists occupying Washington.

Combine smarts with martial skills, and one can see why white males are despised by leftists. It also explains why the American Marxists are playing footsie with the Muslim hordes. They need a surrogate army to wipe out the white male because the typical American Marxist is too cowardly to do the job themselves.


37 posted on 10/26/2012 5:06:43 AM PDT by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: Steelfish

Somehow they can’t see the obvious.

If 40% of white people are voting for someone of a different race, and only 20% of melanin enhanced people are voting for a white person,

it’s the browns and blacks that are more RACIST than the whites.


38 posted on 10/26/2012 5:18:19 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Aetius
either the GOP America will end mass immigration, or mass immigration will end the GOP America.
39 posted on 10/26/2012 5:21:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Altura Ct.

Having children is a leap of faith that many whites simply won’t risk anymore. I know it is hard (as a parent of young children myself), but the alternative was unthinkable.

In other news, sales of Halloween costumes for pets are climbing steadily...


40 posted on 10/26/2012 1:48:55 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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