Mar. 11th, 2008

frandroid: YPG logo, Syrian Kurdish defense forces (Default)
"For Mississippi, it's a moment to bask in the national spotlight. And for a state with images of a strictly segregated past, the Democratic primary is a chance to alter some long held stereotypes.

We're seeing a contest where I think you're going to see a huge turnout of voters voting either for a woman or an African-American, and that gives us a chance to make a statement," said Marty Wiseman, a professor of political science at Mississippi State University.


Kumbaya!!! However, earlier in this very article...

As has been the case in many primary states, Obama won overwhelming support from African-American voters. They went for him over Clinton 91-9 percent.
[...]
Mississippi white voters overwhelmingly backed the New York senator, supporting her over Obama 72 percent to 21 percent.

Profile

frandroid: YPG logo, Syrian Kurdish defense forces (Default)
frandroid

September 2017

S M T W T F S
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
2425262728 2930

Most Popular Tags

Active Entries

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Oct. 20th, 2017 02:30 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios