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Kokonoe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-12-08 10:15 AM
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27. No he would not.
But people vote how they feel about someone they will never meet. And just because a black person can empathize with a black candidate does not make racism. Racism is disparaging someone for their heritage.
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  -Poll question: Is it racist when 90% of white people in America vote for the White candidate? ericgtr  Mar-12-08 09:37 AM   #0 
  - 90% of white people voted for Hillary Clinton?  northzax   Mar-12-08 09:40 AM   #1 
  - Call it a hypothetical  ericgtr   Mar-12-08 09:40 AM   #3 
  - of course it is  northzax   Mar-12-08 09:49 AM   #12 
  - You can't answer a question posed in this way.  marekjed   Mar-12-08 09:55 AM   #19 
  - Except you said "when" not "if"  spoony   Mar-12-08 09:59 AM   #22 
  - It doesn't say Hillary Clinton  kokono   Mar-12-08 09:42 AM   #5 
     - ok, so let's take another example  northzax   Mar-12-08 09:45 AM   #10 
        - As a white person, I agree with the black voters 99%  kokono   Mar-12-08 09:51 AM   #14 
           - most people don't  northzax   Mar-12-08 09:57 AM   #20 
           - No he would not.  kokono   Mar-12-08 10:15 AM   #27 
              - no, that is the negative part of racism  northzax   Mar-12-08 10:21 AM   #28 
                 - I'm sorry you lost me, what is the positive part of racism?  kokono   Mar-12-08 10:40 AM   #30 
                    - well, there are identity politics than can be very useful  northzax   Mar-12-08 10:45 AM   #31 
                       - The problem is love beats hate.  kokono   Mar-12-08 11:06 AM   #32 
           - Except for Rice and the Powell family.  mac2   Mar-13-08 07:26 AM   #38 
  - This is not a fair poll when a majority of the people in this  mac2   Mar-12-08 09:40 AM   #2 
  - Ahh.. so it's only racist if blacks vote for blacks then? n/t  ericgtr   Mar-12-08 09:41 AM   #4 
     - What?  mac2   Mar-12-08 09:49 AM   #11 
  - This only happened in Miss.  skooooo   Mar-12-08 09:42 AM   #6 
  - Right  mac2   Mar-12-08 09:52 AM   #15 
  - Until this year, 99% of Democratic voters voted for white candidates in the primaries  EffieBlack   Mar-13-08 07:31 AM   #40 
  - Bad question. People vote for candidates for various reasons. I would have voted.....  Exilednight   Mar-12-08 09:43 AM   #7 
  - Is it sexist when women vote for the woman?  TheZug   Mar-12-08 09:44 AM   #8 
  - if that's the reason they are going it, yes  northzax   Mar-12-08 09:50 AM   #13 
  - Exactly my point  ericgtr   Mar-12-08 09:52 AM   #17 
  - What about the fact that a women might be more sympathetic  mac2   Mar-12-08 09:54 AM   #18 
  - In between  dmallind   Mar-12-08 09:44 AM   #9 
  - Too many variables.  Ronnie   Mar-12-08 09:52 AM   #16 
  - Yes, it would be.  Beacool   Mar-12-08 09:58 AM   #21 
  - So white voters in 2004 were racist?  EffieBlack   Mar-12-08 10:03 AM   #24 
     - Al Sharpton?  northzax   Mar-12-08 10:24 AM   #29 
        - Yep, it's called overreaching..........  Beacool   Mar-12-08 11:14 AM   #33 
        - Not at all - if black voters were voting for candidates solely because they're black, they SHOULD be  EffieBlack   Mar-12-08 12:09 PM   #34 
  - you are not giving enough information on these polls. either way ir people base their decision on  Johnny__Motown   Mar-12-08 10:01 AM   #23 
  - Yes, it's racist  cricket08   Mar-12-08 10:10 AM   #25 
  - kick  AX10   Mar-12-08 12:40 PM   #37 
  - 100% of presidents have been White; Blacks were enslaved, disenfranchised, and discriminated against  George_Bonanza   Mar-12-08 10:13 AM   #26 
  - Everyone of a different race can be racist and angry.  mac2   Mar-13-08 07:30 AM   #39 
  - Voting for a person because of the color of his skin is racist.  BenDavid   Mar-12-08 12:36 PM   #35 
  - About the only way I see  marions ghost   Mar-12-08 12:40 PM   #36 
  - Bad Question.  Mystery2Me   Mar-13-08 07:33 AM   #41 
     - So, as long as whites are more than 50% of the electorate, it is wrong to ask whether there's a  EffieBlack   Mar-13-08 07:49 AM   #42 

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