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More Black Americans View Blacks As Racist Than They Do Whites Or Hispanics

Posted on the 04 July 2013 by Susanduclos @SusanDuclos
By Susan Duclos
With the recent high profile racial stories, including Paul Deen's use of the word nigger decades ago, the George Zimmerman trial and even news networks like CNN deciding to have an actual debate on whether the word "nigger" or "cracker" is worse to use, it should come as no surprise that polling organizations would test the racial waters, so to speak.
Rasmussen did just that and found that a plurality of Americans, 37 percent, think that most black Americans are racist, with 15 percent seeing most white Americans as racist and 18 percent holding the same view of Hispanics.
The surprising figures in the poll come from black Americans with 31 percent saying blacks are most racist, 24 percent  believe whites are most racist and 15 percent think Hispanics are.
Among white adults, 10 percent think most white Americans are racist; 38 percent believe most blacks are racist, and 17 percent say most Hispanics are racist.
In gets really interesting when ideological and political affiliations are thrown in to the mix.
There is a huge ideological difference on this topic. Among conservative Americans, 49% consider most blacks racist, and only 12% see most whites that way. Among liberal voters, 27% see most white Americans as racist, and 21% say the same about black Americans.
From a partisan perspective, 49% of Republicans see most black Americans as racist, along with 36% of unaffiliated adults and 29% of Democrats.

More Black Americans View Blacks As Racist Than They Do Whites Or Hispanics To recap: More black Americans, white Americans, unaffiliated voters, conservatives and Republicans all see more racism coming from blacks than whites, but Democrats and liberals all see more racism from white Americans than black Americans.
Perhaps the examples below will offer a clue as to why Democrats and liberals don't see what others see so clearly.
In the minds of liberals and Democrats, the words Obamacare, kitchen sink, welfare, angry, Chicago, crime, arrogant, golf, and more, are all references to "black", therefore racial code words.
Yet, they are the only ones making the connection between the words and race and then spoon feeding it to their liberal Democratic audience.
Behold, far left, liberal Democrat, Kieth Olbermann to make my point for me:

Maybe liberals and Democrats are simply overcompensating for their own racist history or maybe they truly do associate the words above with racism, but if that is the case, it means they should be looking into a mirror every time they even think about calling someone else a racist.
A little 2-minute history lesson from author Kevin Jackson from The Black Sphere,  titled "Great Moments in Democrat Racist History":

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