black voters

Stalking Horses of the Left

Walter E. Williams, CNS News

When hunting was the major source of food, hunters often used stalking horses as a means of sneaking up on their prey. They would synchronize their steps on the side of the horse away from their prey until they were close enough for a good shot. That's what blacks are to liberals and progressives in their efforts to transform America — stalking horses.

Why Hasn't Obama Campaigned More For Hillary?

Maybe Obama hasn't been campaigning for Hillary because even the tone-deaf Clinton campaign figured that a third term for Obama wasn’t that popular with the voters they needed to win, and now that they are losing, only a desperate last minute attempt to reassemble the Obama racial coalition is their only hope of victory.

Trump introduces his 'new deal' for black America in Charlotte speech

Gabby Morrongiello, Washington Examiner

In a speech tailored to black voters in the crucial swing state, Trump outlined a series of policy proposals aimed at tackling urban renewal and bringing prosperity to African-American families across the country.

Democratic Pollster Finds Clinton Struggling With Black Voters

Alex Pfeiffer, Daily Caller

The focus groups were organized by Cornell Belcher of Brilliant Corner Research & Strategy. Belcher previously worked as a pollster for the Democratic National Committee. He found that Hillary is underperforming with black voters in the key states of Ohio and Florida and that they didn’t feel compelled to vote for her out of disdain for Donald Trump.

Donald Trump in Lebron James' House

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

Until serious numbers of African-Americans are participating in both the Republican and Democratic parties, the condition of black communities will never improve. Democrats haven't come up with an original thought for those communities for decades. They haven't had to.

Irony Squared: Could Donald Trump Be the Savior of Black America?

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

No matter how you feel about Trump (the messenger), his message is one hundred and fifty percent correct. By calling out the Democratic Party’s decades-old plantation politics he has opened up a true dialogue on race, rather than the phony, self-promoting one sought by the left, and called to question the whole sleazy exploitation game behind identity politics.

CNN Writers Can’t Help But Think Of Black People When Felons Are Mentioned

Susan Wright, RedState

What makes CNN so sure of their own moral superiority over Trump, and Republicans, in general, that they didn’t think twice about the big, wonking headline to this story – where they equated black voters to felons?

Why Black Voters Should Support Donald Trump

John Gibbs, The Federalist

Trump’s focus on American workers is in fact a black jobs policy. Just as many working-class whites are backing Trump because he is the one fighting for working-class interests, maybe black people should realize that our interests are not that different than those of working-class whites and do the same.

How Trump is Drawing in Democrats

Monica Crowley, Washington Times

Mr. Trump isn’t going to win over huge numbers of black voters, but given his unconventional candidacy, he may attract enough black voters to win. Throughout the primaries, he has demonstrated substantial crossover appeal to Democrats, many of whom crossed party lines to vote for him (over 100,000 in Pennsylvania alone).

GOP sees opportunity with skeptical black voters

Washington Post

Republicans are putting more effort into convincing skeptical black voters to consider the other party after Obama leaves office. Jeb Bush is doing his usual identity politics pandering while Ben Carson is seeking to convince blacks that the Republicans can make their lives better.

Jeb In 94: I'd Do ‘Probably Nothing’ For Blacks

Scott Greer, Daily Caller

Former FL Gov. Jeb Bush appears poised for a prez run and is currently leading the polls among potential GOP candidates for '16, but the comments he made in 1994 during his first run for Florida’s highest office may come back to haunt him.

Exit Polls Show ALL Demographics Shifted to GOP After '12

Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

The GOP made slight gains in 2014 over 2010 among blacks, 18-29YOs, the middle class, and a large jump among Asian-Americans. They lost ground among women, Latinos, independents, seniors and 30-44YOs, and both working class and the wealthy. 

Two States Where Black Voters Helped the GOP

Erick Erickson, Red State

In IL, prominent black ministers around the state encouraged congregants to abandon Gov. Quinn and support the Repub. In GA, largely black precincts didn't see the turnout expected. Experts say black moms didn't want D's to nix charter school funding.

Rand Paul Slams GOP on Minorities, Voting

Katie Gluek, Politico

Sen. Rand Paul blasted his own party for making it tougher for minorities to vote. Paul has long argued that drug laws disproportionately affect minorities and has also championed restoring voting rights for some non-violent felons. 

Another Self-Inflicted Wound for the GOP

Emery McClendon, Breitbart

The refusal of the RNC to censure Henry Barbour’s race-baiting campaign targeting Repub. Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi Senate primary runoff against Thad Cochran shows an astonishing tone-deafness by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and portends continued failure by the GOP to attract black voters.