Everywhere there was a primary last night, Democrats had a very bad night, especially in West Virginia where a prison inmate won over 40% of the vote against Barack Obama. Naturally, because Democrats simply refuse to face the reality of this failed administration, the cry of racism was heard even before the polls closed. Only this time the Democrats’ charge of racism was directed at fellow Democrats:
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Democrats in the state attributed Obama’s problems to his race, and sought to counter that with an unusually blunt campaign message in October, seeking — unsuccessfully — to convince white Democrats to vote for the African-American candidate. Primary exit polls found that 20% of white voters in West Virginia cited race as a factor in their overwhelming support for Hillary Clinton, the most in any state.
No, not 20% of white voters — 20% of white DEMOCRAT voters — cited race as a factor in 2008.
But that doesn’t explain why over 40% of voters voted against Obama in favor of an unknown federal prisoner currently serving time for extortion and threats against a university.
This is much less a vote against Obama based on his skin color and much more a sign of deep-seated discontent with a divisive President who has failed decisively in every imaginable arena.