One thing to keep in mind, if only a quarter or a fifth of white Southerners believe Obama was born in the United States, that’s more than voted for him last year in some states. Obama won 14 percent of the white vote in Louisiana, 14 percent in Mississippi, and 10 percent in Alabama.These people still don't want to admit that they lost the Civil War and the good old days (when they could enslave half the population) won't be coming back.
Saturday, August 1, 2009
Racism is Alive and Well in the US
From a Paul Krugman post on the NY Times: