How Democrats Harm Blacks

Excerpt: Dr. Thomas Sowell's recent column, "Republicans and blacks," (April 10, 2008) pointed out the foolhardiness of Republican strategy to secure more black votes. He pointed out that it is a losing strategy to reach blacks through the civil rights organizations and black politicians. It's like a quarterback trying to throw a pass to a receiver surrounded by a bunch of defenders. The second losing strategy is to appeal to blacks by offering the same kinds of things Democrats offer – token honors, politically correct rhetoric and welfare-state handouts. Read More