Source: Andrew Kirell / Mediaite
On her MSNBC show Monday evening, Rachel Maddow made the case that the Republican Party is attempting to win the 2012 election by “deliberately running against minority voters.”
Maddow explained that given his unpopularity with Latinos and blacks, Mitt Romney needs to obtain 61-percent of the white vote in order to win the election. She claimed that Romney seems to be trying for that large percentage of the white vote through several racially-tinged campaign messages.
“The Romney campaign is running ads about welfare,” she explained, “ads that are blatantly racially-charged charges, showing images of hardworking white people, telling them their black president is going to start handing out welfare checks to people who won’t even look for a job.
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