Monday, October 27, 2014

OConnell - Democrats desperate for Blacks to deliver in mid-term elections

via: Communities Digital News

Jennifer Oliver OConnell
 With two weeks before the mid-term elections, Democrats are scrambling and befuddled. From the missteps of Alison Lundergan Grimes of Kentucky, who three times dodged the question of whether she voted for President Obama; to Senator Mark Udall of Colorado, who was unable to name his favorite books and asked a television host for a “do-over”; to the governor’s race in Texas where State Sen. Wendy Davis’ campaign pretty much imploded over a below-the-belt hit ad she released against her wheelchair-bound opponent, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. Adding more insult to injury, the Davis campaign began asking spurious questions on Twitter about whether Greg Abbott would support a ban on interracial marriage. Newsflash: Greg Abbott is married to a Mexican-American woman.

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