Monday, March 31, 2014

Aaron Laramore - Paul Ryan Leverages White Voter Hostility to Black Americans

Aaron Laramore, a black Republican blogger in Indiana, takes issue with Paul Ryan's recent comments on deficient cultural values.

The moderate-conservative writes:

"The reality is that when Paul Ryan advances the idea that blacks have a deficient work ethic or possess deficient cultural values, he's talking to a political base of white voters on the right who largely view blacks through this same contemptuous lens. He advanced these ideas while a guest on a white conservative radio show that commands a white conservative audience. He's also speaking as a party leader of the GOP, a party which often engages in coded language and political messaging that is both overtly and covertly hostile to African American voters. "

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