Thomas Gallatin / November 3, 2016

Exploiting the Black Vote

Democrats continue to demand loyalty while doing nothing for blacks.

The Urban Institute released a report on the comparable wealth status of the different racial groups in the Washington, DC, region, and what they found is striking — the wealth of white households is 81 times greater than that of black households. The net worth of white DC area households in 2013 and 2014 was $284,000, while that of black households was just $3,500. (No, that’s not a misprint.) It should be noted that the elected leadership in the DC area has long been dominated by Democrats, as is voter registration.

Meanwhile, on the national election front, early voting tallies reveal that the black vote for Hillary Clinton has been lagging. Barack Obama, who has been out stumping for Clinton, said yesterday, “The African-American [vote] right now is not as solid as it needs to be.” This is a sharp contrast to four years ago, when enthusiasm among black voters was 25% higher than it is for Clinton this election. Why the significant drop in support for the Democrat candidate? Maybe the better question should be, why do a majority of blacks still vote Democrat? And as Donald Trump asked blacks, “What do you have to lose?” in voting for him. Sadly, many blacks have been enslaved to a mindset of perpetual victimhood. And Democrats are the masters who continue to preach the message that salvation can be found only through them, even as they continue to promote government programs that lead only to greater dependency. But don’t worry; Democrats will come calling for votes every election cycle.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!

★ PUBLIUS ★

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.