The Romney Campaign Blows Racial FoghornQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The Romney campaign -- and the candidate himself -- have seized upon welfare, the classical subject of racial stereotype, to divide the country against Obama with false accusations. With a new political advertisement claiming that the president has tried to eliminate work requirements from the Transitional Assistance to Needy Families program, or TANF, Romney and his allies are directly appealing to the ugliest emotions of their Tea Party base. This isn't a muted dog-whistle. It's a deafening foghorn.|
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