Saturday, June 15, 2013

It's Easy To Confuse Trembling With A Case Of The Shakes (When You're Always Kept At A Distance,...)


Rubio! Cruz! Rubio! Cruz! - a total denial strategy - indicating the Republican Party is going to be stuck in the wilderness for a long, long time:
The sleeping giant of the last election wasn’t Hispanics; it was elderly black women, terrified of media claims that Republicans were trying to suppress the black vote and determined to keep the first African-American president in the White House. 
Contrary to everyone’s expectations, 10 percent more blacks voted in 2012 compared to 2008, even beating white voters, the usual turnout champions. Eligible black voters turned out at rate of 66.2 percent, compared to 64.1 percent of eligible white voters. Only 48 percent of all eligible Hispanic voters went to the polls. 
No one saw this coming, which is probably why Gallup had Romney up by 5 points before Hurricane Sandy hit, and up by 1 point in its last pre-election poll after the hurricane.
 
Only two groups voted in larger numbers in 2012 compared to 2008: blacks aged 45-64, and blacks over the age of 65 — mostly elderly black women.
I feel like the Book Of Revelations come to life,...