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Team Obama: Black supporters are so 2000-late


Putting his support behind gay marriage last week President Barack Obama and his reelection team are ready to trade in traditional black voters for gay ones.

Via the New York Times

That is a calculation the White House is counting on. The president’s strategists hope that any loss of support among black and independent moderates will be more than made up by proponents of gay marriage. But Mr. Obama’s aides declined to comment and opted not to send anyone to the Sunday talk shows for fear of elevating it further.

Yikes! I wonder what it's like to be such an expendable constituency.

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