Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 1 decade ago

West Va primary-do you think its weird how race was such a huge factor there versus many of the southern?



Several of the states that Obama won were considered to be still steeped in racism and prejudice- so how did he lose so badly in WV, where slavery never existed?

Update 2:

Theo--I know --thats the point Im trying to make here

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  • Theo N
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    1 decade ago
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    Excuse me? North and South Carolina, and Georgia were huge victories for Obama and if you look at the voting trends you'll see that there was more race involved in those votes than in any clinton victory.

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