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"Southern Strategy"

Posted by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM
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You probably remember back in September when Jimmy Carter's grandson, James Carter IV,was instrumental in digging up and helping publicize Romney's 47% video. We all enjoyed the poetic justice of the moment that very likely contributed to Romney's defeat.

Now James Carter IV is at it again, this time digging up actual audio of Republican strategist Lee Atwater explaining the "Southern Strategy":

It has become, for liberals and leftists enraged by the way Republicans never suffer the consequences for turning electoral politics into a cesspool, a kind of smoking gun. The late, legendarily brutal campaign consultant Lee Atwater explains how Republicans can win the vote of racists without sounding racist themselves...

More at the link plus the video. THERE IS RACIAL SLURS.
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/11/13/1161225/-Jimmy-Carter-s-grandson-strikes-again
by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM
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by Bronze Member on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:41 AM
dog whistle politics. still in use by republican party today., only this years electorate demographics proved it's not going to work much longer. time to find a new strategy. scumbags.
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by Bronze Member on Nov. 14, 2012 at 9:31 AM
I read the words before, but something about hearing them spoken is just chilling.

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