Michael Steele: African Americans “don’t have a reason” to Vote Republican

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    RNC Chairman Michael Steele tells us something we’ve known for several years now.  Better late than never, I guess.

    Why should an African-American vote Republican?

    “You really don’t have a reason to, to be honest – we haven’t done a very good job of really giving you one. True? True,” Republican National Chairman Michael Steele told 200 DePaul University students Tuesday night. […]

    “For the last 40-plus years we had a ‘Southern Strategy’ that alienated many minority voters by focusing on the white male vote in the South. Well, guess what happened in 1992, folks, ‘Bubba’ went back home to the Democratic Party and voted for Bill Clinton.”

    Thank you, Michael Steele, for stating the obvious and acting like it’s a great revelation!

    P.S. A few more groups of people who should never vote Republican: women, GLBT folks, Hispanics, religious minorities (including atheists and non-religious people), teachers, police officers, government employees and contractors, scientists, anyone who needs health care, anyone who cares about the planet (including hunters, anglers, etc.), anyone who’s not in the top 1% in terms of wealth, anyone who lives in a city, etc., etc.  I wonder if Michael Steele will admit it.