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Old 11-07-2008, 05:31 AM
 
Location: Downtown Greensboro, NC
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It appears that the record breaking black turnout was key in switching alot of 2004 Bush states blue. (close states such as Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, Florida and North Carolina)

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Old 11-07-2008, 05:39 AM
 
Location: long island , ny
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It appears that the record breaking black turnout was key in switching alot of 2004 Bush states blue. (close states such as Ohio, Virginia, Florida and North Carolina)

Young voters not essential to Obama win - Decision '08
NOO ! your kiddin us ?? I thought it was all Rush limbaugh fans ?
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Old 11-07-2008, 05:41 AM
 
Location: Warren County and loving it!
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I'm sorry, but without the white vote, he wouldn't have had a chance. There aren't enough black voters that could have made him win.
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Old 11-07-2008, 05:41 AM
 
Location: Charlotte
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NOO ! your kiddin us ?? I thought it was all Rush limbaugh fans ?
operation chaos?
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Old 11-07-2008, 05:53 AM
 
Location: Downtown Greensboro, NC
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I'm sorry, but without the white vote, he wouldn't have had a chance. There aren't enough black voters that could have made him win.
true. but black voters gave him the edge in switching key states over, states that may not have switched over if Hillary was the nominee. I doubt very seriously that North Carolina, Virginia and Indiana would have voted for Hillary. If you look at the counties that Obama won in NC (both urban and rural) they were counties that have a decent size minority population.
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Old 11-07-2008, 06:54 AM
 
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It was certainly white voters that got him elected. Hillary would have had more white votes and an even larger lead. Have you hugged a white person today?
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Old 11-07-2008, 07:12 AM
 
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you racists will never learn

Barack energized a combination of black, white, young, and old voters for this win

America is no longer this center-right nation that all you neo-cons keep preaching- now that more voters are registered and engaged in the process- it's going to be a whole new political ballgame for years to come
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