Monday, October 28, 2013
The Daily Beast's Lloyd Green: The GOP Has a Race Problem
Lloyd Green's article at The Daily Beast is linked below.
The Daily Beast: The GOP Race Problem
"America’s electoral landscape has shifted dramatically over the last quarter of a century, let alone since the Civil War. In 1988, Democrat Mike Dukakis lost to George H.W. Bush by more than 7 points in the popular vote, even though he won 40 percent of white voters. In contrast, two dozen years later, Barack Obama was reelected after winning only 39 percent of the white vote, the largest deficit of white votes of any successful Democratic candidate… [Moreover,] Obama won 80 percent of the non-white vote."