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May 17, 2015 9:00 pm - NewsBehavingBadly.com

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New York Magazine columnist Frank Rich on Sunday asserted that Republican presidential candidates were making a mistake by not offering serious outreach to the black community while their party planned to hold the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, a city suffering from systemic poverty and racism. During a panel discussion on CBS, Rich pointed out…


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4 responses to Frank Rich: Republican Black Outreach ‘Not Even On The Radar Screen’

  1. Suzanne McFly May 18th, 2015 at 8:10 am

    Rand tried reaching out to students at Howard University by giving them a history lesson about how it was the democratic party was that was behind racism and Jim Crow laws. So at least he reached out, right?

    • Carla Akins May 18th, 2015 at 12:05 pm

      I that what we call it? LOL.

    • frambley1 May 19th, 2015 at 1:47 am

      They can do all the outreach they want. That will not change the fact that their base does not care. They would lose as many votes from their base as they could possibly gain from some type of attempt at inclusion.

      And then their would still be the straight up racist remarks that seem to cascade from repub leaders everyone once in a while that reveal their true feeling on matters of race (gender could easily be substituted in any of my statements).

      And I haven’t even mentioned actual policies.

  2. Carla Akins May 18th, 2015 at 12:06 pm

    The R’s won’t even acknowledge it exists. After Baltimore and Ferguson, they are too busy blaming the victim.