Despite a long, long week of race baiting on the campaign trail and in the media, Barack Obama is still having trouble winning over white voters.
The Political Pulse reported:
Obama faces this: 40 percent of all white Americans hold at least a partly negative view toward blacks, and that includes many Democrats and independents.
More than a third of all white Democrats and independents — voters Obama can’t win the White House without — agreed with at least one negative adjective about blacks, according to the survey, and they are significantly less likely to vote for Obama than those who don’t have such views.
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Dan Riehl also notes that while Democrats vote more on race, Republicans vote more on issues.
Of course… When Obama is caught declaring “white folk’s greed runs a world in need” it doesn’t help elevate him in the eyes of white voters:
Those racist attacks against whites probably won’t help Obama much on the campaign trail.
Jules Crittenden has more thoughts on racial prejudices in this year’s election.