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Hey, assholes who are looking for racial codes in everything: Not everything is, in fact, racist.
Take Paul Ryan saying that the GOP was surprised by the turnout in the "urban" population, via Hot Air:
Asked if the voters rejected the Republican vision, Ryan said of the president: “Well, he got turnout. The president should get credit for achieving record-breaking turnout numbers from urban areas for the most part, and that did win the election for him.
“It’s clear we have a country that is divided among a number of issues. We thought that the best thing for the country is to get ahead of our fiscal problems. We offered specific solutions. It didn’t go our way. So obviously we’re disappointed by that. We’re not going to be able to fix this country’s fiscal problems along the way I thought we should have. Whether people intended it or not, we’ve got divided government.”
The director of Citizen Action told the Madison press the same thing. And CA is an extreme left-wing group!
"I think, in part, the pundits were wrong,” says Kraig, who helped oversee Citizen Action of Wisconsin’s Education Fund, which registered voters and provided rides to the polls. “There wasn’t an enthusiasm gap (this year) in the African-American communities.”
Indeed, voter turnout in those 50 urban wards last week was 85.3 percent, a 4.6 percent increase from 2008. This year, of the 53,546 registered voters in those wards, 45,669 cast ballots, a remarkable increase of 2,011 voters.
Why the boost in turnout? Kraig says it started with registering voters and getting them to the polls for the state’s historic gubernatorial recall against Gov. Scott Walker on June 5.
“In our case, the campaigning never ended after the recall,” he says. “We kept up the civic engagement. We just kept up the canvassing.”
I'm sure there are more cases like this. Because, guess what, facts and observations are not inherently racist. People looking for racism will find any excuse to justify their premade conclusions.