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What has allowing a minority to take the presidential position taught us about responsible voting?

Asked By: - 8/28/2011
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President Obama could not have been elected by black voters alone. There aren't nearly enough of them. We have learned that white Americans can be trusted to look beyond race and skin color to elect the man they think will be best for the job... More
Answered By: Pragmatism Please - 8/28/2011
Additional Answers (15)
voting should not be right.
Answered By: mbcorson2000 - 8/28/2011
 
Vote for the man not the race of the man. (OR woman, of course)
Answered By: KenB - 8/28/2011
 
I don't care that he's a different color than I am, I care that he is a Socialist.
Answered By: Jayne Savage - 8/28/2011
 
that its not really the president who we vote in that matters its congress? also something about building moral character, listen life isn't one of Aesop's Fables okay?
Answered By: Dr Peters - 8/28/2011
 
Allowing? That was mighty white of you.
Answered By: Vonnegut - 8/28/2011
 
yes
Answered By: G D - 8/28/2011
 
I really do not care that he was a minority at all. The fact that he is incompetent and lies all the time makes me frustrated. Yes, people need to vote for the most experienced and a proven record over minority status.
Answered By: Becca the Tea Lady - 8/28/2011
 
That when people are involved, as they were in 2008, we make good decisions. Statistics show that when fewer people vote, conservatives tend to win. This is why they always work so hard to suppress the vote... More
Answered By: FeedTheHungry - 8/28/2011
 
race based political action is wrong. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MGT_cSi7 being personally "p****d off" because someone suggest minorities be held accountable financially is how affirmative action has corrupted policy.
Answered By: Charles - 8/28/2011
 
It has nothing to do with him be a minority, it is all about his policies and agenda. Sadly there were those that voted for him strictly due to race.
Answered By: John Hinkle - 8/28/2011
 
Many things, but I think the most important ones are: 1) Take control of the education system away from the government. 2) Start teaching the next generation about economics, the meaning of the Constitution, and civic responsibility (along with some history of the founding of this nation)
Answered By: JW - 8/28/2011
 
Some folks are real bigots.
Answered By: Scott Monster - 8/28/2011
 
Only that we judge a man by his worth, instead of his color, a mistake made mostly by, but not limited to, minorities. Had this been the case in '08, we might not be in the mess we've got goin' now.
Answered By: Outlawcajun - 8/28/2011
 
well we have seen how much bigotry masked by "political indignation" there is. Im not saying all those opposed to Obama are acting out of bigotry, but there are many no matter how loud the denial.
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Answered By: lovelydays - 8/28/2011
 
Ok I voted obama because he said he'd end Iraq which he hasn't, let the Patriot Act expire which he hasn't, not use the federal government to enforce marijuana laws which he did Eric Holder did, and I'm pro-choice. So I voted for what I my personal beliefs are not because he was a minority.
Answered By: terminator - 8/28/2011
 
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