Squashed: Did Romney deliberately court the NAACP's scorn?
I’d like to think that Romeny is not racist. I’d like to think that whether he is or not, he and his campaign wouldn’t pander to those that are. But this all looks like a pretty tremendously obvious play.
“You don’t like black people? Or at least all those greedy black people who want to live like kings off of Welfare? Well, then I’m the candidate for you!”
Why is this the best the Republican party has to offer America? Don’t they have alternative ideas? Proposals? Anything?
So Mitt Romney was booed at the NAACP. A lot of people on the left are arguing that he deliberately drew the scorn of the NAACP to shore up support from the more racist part of his base. Initially, I was inclined to disagree. Isn’t speaking to a group you know is likely to oppose you the…