Monday, February 25, 2008


GOP fears charges of racism, sexism

By: David Paul Kuhn
Feb 24, 2008 10:58 PM EST

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Republican strategists work on calibrating approach aimed at protecting the party against charges of being racist or sexist.
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Top Republican strategists are working on plans to protect the GOP from charges of racism or sexism in the general election, as they prepare for a presidential campaign against the first ever African-American or female Democratic nominee.

The Republican National Committee has commissioned polling and focus groups to determine the boundaries of attacking a minority or female candidate, according to people involved. The secretive effort underscores the enormous risk senior GOP operatives see for a party often criticized for its insensitivity to minorities in campaigns dating back to the 1960s.

Maynard Says: This is awesome. The GOP is polling people to basically find out how often they can call a spade a it were.

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