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June 25, 2014: Blacks Regain Sway at Polls in Mississippi
NYT ^ | June 25, 2014 | Jonathan Weisman

Posted on 06/25/2014 9:56:59 PM PDT by Oliviaforever

JACKSON, Miss. — For the first time since President Richard M. Nixon’s divisive “Southern strategy” that sent whites to the Republican Party and blacks to the Democrats, African-American voters have come out in force for a Republican in the Deep South.

Now they are hoping to flex political muscles long atrophied after supporting Senator Thad Cochran on Tuesday in his runoff victory against a Tea Party challenger.

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: childers; cochran; mcdaniels; msprimary
The Times misreads the Mississippi tea leaves.
1 posted on 06/25/2014 9:56:59 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Oliviaforever

On Purpose


2 posted on 06/25/2014 9:59:13 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Oliviaforever

They certainly do.


3 posted on 06/25/2014 9:59:36 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Oliviaforever

May these people be crushed in the coming recession. Welfare queens


4 posted on 06/25/2014 10:00:22 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: Oliviaforever; xzins

Cochran better hope these blacks decide to vote for him over the Democrat. Yeah right. Dream on.

Cochran is toast.

I wouldn’t vote for him for water taster at a sewage treatment plant.


5 posted on 06/25/2014 10:02:35 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Oliviaforever

105% will vote Democrat in November.


6 posted on 06/25/2014 10:03:17 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "For those who have fought for it, Life bears a savor the protected will never know")
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To: Oliviaforever

Philadelphia style walking around money works in Biloxi too. But the NY Times missed the payday.


7 posted on 06/25/2014 10:06:42 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oliviaforever

Funny how these same liberals have NO problem with those robo calls to these blacks suggesting that blacks only live on welfare and food stamps..gee, imagine if a Conservative had released those same robo calls, can you imagine the outrage from the left and the media, but since its their guy they could care less


8 posted on 06/25/2014 10:18:36 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Oliviaforever
"For the first time since President Richard M. Nixon’s divisive “Southern strategy” that sent whites to the Republican Party and blacks to the Democrats"

The great lie repeated again. Nixon's strategy was to let the race-baiters on one side (Dixiecrats) and the ultra-left anti-war kooks on the other take the extremes while he appealed to and captured the great majority in between.

9 posted on 06/25/2014 10:25:38 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: P-Marlowe

“...Cochran is toast.

I wouldn’t vote for him for water taster at a sewage treatment plant.
***************************************************************

If I see a “Conservatives for Childers” organization set up, I’m contributing to it. Same thing goes for a “Republicans for Childers” organization

It’s not enough to “not vote for Cochran”, we have to vote for his opponent and send Cochran into a well deserved banishment and SEND THE GOPe a message they’ll remember. Let the RINOs get their Majority without Cochran-—don’t reward their despicable Mississippi tactics; PUNISH those tactics.


10 posted on 06/25/2014 10:27:41 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: P-Marlowe
"Cochran is toast."

I wish I had your confidence. I fully expect the first polls to show Cochran with a lead over his Democrat challenger, bouyed by faithful Republicans who believe taking control of the senate is more important than fighting for Senators who will actually represent their party. I really hope the Republicans he called racist stay home in November. As Rush said on his show today, we have to start removing these guys sometime.

11 posted on 06/25/2014 10:35:21 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: Oliviaforever

They still do what the massa tells them to do. What has changed?


12 posted on 06/25/2014 10:48:08 PM PDT by Octar
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To: House Atreides; xzins
If I see a “Conservatives for Childers” organization set up, I’m contributing to it. Same thing goes for a “Republicans for Childers” organization

While serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Travis [Childers] received the endorsements of the National Rifle Association (NRA), earning an “A-plus” pro-gun voting record, and the National Right to Life for his “exemplary pro-life record.” He also received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Spirit of Enterprise Award in recognition of his pro-business record.

Two out of three ain't bad.

The only problem is that Democrats use the race card against Tea Party Conservatives too.

I haven't voted for a democrat since Carter.

13 posted on 06/25/2014 10:48:36 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Oliviaforever

“For the first time since President Richard M. Nixon’s divisive “Southern strategy” that sent whites to the Republican Party and blacks to the Democrats, African-American voters have come out in force for a Republican in the Deep South.”

They are still pushing the liberal myth I see....perhaps they should check their own archives...

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/10/magazine/10Section2b.t-4.html?pagewanted=print&_r=0


14 posted on 06/25/2014 11:03:03 PM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '16)
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To: Oliviaforever

Wishful thinking by Marxist Metro Types!


15 posted on 06/25/2014 11:04:19 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: Crim; Oliviaforever
They are still pushing the liberal myth

I saw it differently. Essentially, over time the Republicans won the argument on race.

So once that was eliminated from the equation, people shifted parties based on national security issues especially as well as economic ones. Anti-communists among the Dems shifted to the GOP.

The Dems continue to be the party obsessed by race, and determined to re-write their history. And with their history, who can blame them?

16 posted on 06/25/2014 11:48:32 PM PDT by marron
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To: marron

The Times acts like only Nixon’s strategy sent Southern Whites to the GOP. They forget that in Mississippi Goldwater won by a landslide! And that was in 1964 which was a whole term before Nixon won his narrow victory over Humphrey in 1968.


17 posted on 06/26/2014 12:09:09 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: P-Marlowe

When the polls show Childers has a chance to win the blacks are going to crawl over glass to vote for him and laugh at Cochran for being so stupid. They will have stuck it to the man. And I don’t blame them.


18 posted on 06/26/2014 12:42:49 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: Oliviaforever

The election proved how 0bama won his elections, the ray’s sis in the Black community, and what motivates the free shite army


19 posted on 06/26/2014 4:12:03 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Viennacon

May these people be crushed in the coming recession.


I’m sorry to inform you that YOU and your FAMILY will be crushed by the government in order to force you to pay for these vermin who eat at the public trough.

They have no worries. They will always have food and housing at the taxpayers expense no matter what.


20 posted on 06/26/2014 6:02:30 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
"southern strategy"

I've always been mystified as to why the big lib media would think down-to-earth, socially conservative , patriotic Southerners would vote for a candidate like McGovern who wanted to change the country into the antithesis of everything they stood for.

Did they really believe Southerners (or conservative voters everywhere) were going to vote for a leftist agenda? That so-called evil "southern strategy" was just liberal furor at their favortite leftist pol McGovern not getting elected.

21 posted on 06/26/2014 7:16:52 AM PDT by driftless2 (For long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion.)
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To: All

Do a write-in and be done with it.


22 posted on 06/26/2014 8:49:24 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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23 posted on 07/13/2014 9:03:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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