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"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.
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The Audacity of Hopelessness, a New York Times article showing how Bush-like shock-and-awe thinking is what sank Hillary against Obama's grassroots organizing campaign. It's quite stunning.

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