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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 01:37 PM

Audio Of Former Reagan/Bush Advisor Lays Out How GOP Planned To Win The Votes Of Racists

In this never before released audio, Lee Atwater advises how to capture the votes of racists and marginalize people of color, all without sounding racist. It may induce strong emotions in listeners. WATCH:

EDITORíS NOTE: This piece includes extremely racist epithets and is not suitable for work environments or young children.


Found on VideoNationís YouTube channel/MoveOn.org

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greenman3610 Nov 2012 #2
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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Fri Nov 16, 2012, 01:54 PM

1. Thanks again to Jimmy Carter IV..

This is from an interview by political science professor Alexander Lamis; tapes were made available by Lamis' widow, so the provenance and chain of custody is reliable. More details at


http://freethoughtblogs.com/blackskeptics/2012/11/13/lee-atwater-breaks-down-the-gop-southern-strategy-in-1981/

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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 02:00 PM

2. Rev Al did a very good breakdown and interview with James Carter IV

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45755884/vp/49847165#49847165

should be bookmarked, shared, face booked and spread as widely as possible for
as long as there is a republican party.

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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 02:24 PM

3. Even Atwater was troubled by the evil, racist b.s. he engineered.

He begged (and, I'm thinking, prayed for) forgiveness for the ugliness of his strategy -- just before he died from a benign but inoperable brain tumor.

Ironic -- but maybe not -- that a honky like Atwater was also steeped in the culture of the Blues and often performed on stage with black musicians whom he considered his friends. (B.B. King being the most prominent of them.)

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 11:38 AM

4. How to dog-whistle.

K & R

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