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Clinton on nightly news last and they're out they're trying to fire up the democratic base fire up young voters African American voters the Obama's surge voters. It helped put him into office to trying close that gap. With the Republicans to
Barack Obama won 898%. White Iowa. That black people started to look at him differently so it wasn't. A case of the black voters even before we got to the general election that they were supporting you simply because He was black. Exactly I think I
that they within the Democratic National Committee issuing like a press release that the that our strategy to keep. Young black voters engaged in credits simply assuming that because their parents' support is that they're going to go. And it talk about
guy and didn't we loved the speech when He said. This is not about black and white this is not a case of black but that black voters do not vote for white candidates and vice Versa I love that He made that point. He says this is about the present and the
overcome that is now I don't think we're quite as extreme in America as an addict I don't think that we have you know. Black vote white you know wonderful we don't have of the week. just give her and you see a black person yes if this isn't the same
district attorney) frets, "Why did these guys have to be black? No matter how we spin this, I'm either going to lose the black vote or the law-and-order vote." To counter the bad PR, he wants to be photographed pinning a medallion on a dark-skinned
vote. People's assumption had been that if I won, I'd get 90 percent of the black vote , then maybe a little of the liberal white vote. We did win the black vote by 90 percent, but we also won the white vote—both on Chicago's South Side