HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Editorials & Other Articles (Forum) » Trump's Party Cannot Surv...

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 09:51 AM

Trump's Party Cannot Survive in a Multiracial Democracy


(Bloomberg Opinion) -- It was 15 years ago this week that the Republican Party almost took an exit ramp on the long, dark highway from Richard Nixon’s Southern Strategy to Donald Trump’s white nationalism.

On July 14, 2005, Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman stood before the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and issued a mea culpa. “By the ’70s and into the ’80s and ’90s, the Democratic Party solidified its gains in the African-American community, and we Republicans did not effectively reach out,” Mehlman said. “Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to to tell you we were wrong.”

Mehlman went on to make a case that Democrats were taking Black voters for granted and that Republicans offered policies, on school choice and more, that could help Black families. As President George W. Bush’s emissary, he had some credibility. Bush had won about 4 in 10 Hispanic votes and had recently appointed Condoleezza Rice as secretary of state, succeeding Colin Powell. After Barack Obama, they remain the two highest-ranking Blacks in federal government history. ...........(more)

Read more at: https://www.bloombergquint.com/gadfly/trump-s-party-cannot-survive-in-a-multiracial-democracy





2 replies, 976 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 2 replies Author Time Post
Reply Trump's Party Cannot Survive in a Multiracial Democracy (Original post)
marmar Jul 15 OP
Alacritous Crier Jul 15 #1
lagomorph777 Jul 15 #2

Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 10:14 AM

1. The GOP...

decided decades ago bet their political fortunes on the racists of America. Now they have found out that is one monkey that's tough get off of your back. LOL!





GOTV!



Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Jul 15, 2020, 10:37 AM

2. Multiracial Democracy Cannot Survive in a government of Trump's Party

Vote the monsters OUT!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread