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Response to bigtree (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 12:58 PM

2. Correct me if I'm wrong...

but I get the sense that black votes are "earned" over a period of years. Decades even.

It's the candidate who becomes a part of the community, by attendinge services, and church suppers, and feeling joy, and sadness, and outrage with the members of the community, and who builds that relationship for years and years.

That's the candidate that earns the loyalty and support of the community.

Obama was already part of the community. Bill and Hillary have been engaging the community for 30 years or more.

Bernie's trying to do it in a matter of weeks or months, and it's just not working.

That's one outsider's perspective, anyway.

Sid

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