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AGAIN, race relation atmosphere is perfect for the tea party and GOP.......Woman Sad

 

 

Racial Resentment Drives Tea Party Membership

 

October 29, 2014

 

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/politics-and-law/racial-resentment-drives-tea-party-membership-93419...

 

New research finds a strong link between tea party membership and anti-black feelings.

 

“The findings suggest that, among conservatives, racial resentment may be a more important determinate of membership in the Tea Party movement than hard-right political values.”

 

While some surveys show support for the Tea Party is waning, a recent Gallup poll found the movement “remains a powerful force, given their higher interest in the election, and higher motivation to vote.” It reports 73 percent of self-described Tea Party Republicans are highly motivated to vote in next week’s mid-terms—a figure far higher than that for Democrats or mainstream Republicans.

 

So what drives these voters, who will clearly have a disproportionate influence on next week’s election results? A new analysis comes up with a not-pretty answer: Racial resentment.

“At least to some degree, the Tea Party movement is an outlet for mobilizing and expressing racialized grievances which have been symbolically magnified by the election of the nation’s first black president,” writes a research team led by Florida State University sociologist Daniel Tope.

 

Respondents were asked, “Do you consider yourself a member of the Tea Party?” Approximately 12 percent answered yes. This is roughly in line with Gallup’s findings that 11 percent of Americans are “strong supporters” of the movement, with another 13 expressing moderate support.

 

The perceived threat posed by Latinos was measured in a separate series of statements. Respondents indicated on a one-to-five scale their level of agreement with such assertions as “Latinos take away economic resources that should go to others, like jobs and welfare” and “Too many Latinos will vote in upcoming elections.”

 

But the researchers found racial resentment was a “distinct factor” driving membership, one which was “largely independent” from ideological concerns. “Conservatives who were more racially resentful were substantially more likely to claim Tea Party movement membership,” they write.

 

“The minority of conservatives who consider themselves to be Tea Party movement members tend to be more racially resentful, white, male, less-educated, and live in counties that have experienced recent black population growth,” the researchers report. “Individuals were more likely to claim Tea Party movement membership if they resided where the black population expanded.”

 

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KidBoy2 wrote:
Quackers posted..

If you will remember, Bush gave the people of New Orleans freedom from government interference during Katrina. It was the conservative version of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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No it was the Governor that keep the feds from helping the people on New Orleans and also the Mayor that is in jail today.

What do you think of Obama having Al Sharpton as a race adviser? You like? .


Would you like to be Obama's "race adviser" KidBoy? Gee, maybe you could then have intimate conversations with him about his and Michelle's vacations.


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KidBoy2 wrote:
Poor TX can not stick to the subject of this thread. No he tries, like he always does, to try to make what a poster (if they are not with his party) a what many on the left "Obama Haters".

TX hat have you got against the Bush's being white? You seem to have a bias.

I have a bias towards posters who can articulate their positions and thoughts effectively.  It'll take awhile to figure out what in the world your first sentence tried to say....other than to attack another.


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OMG TX posted this..

But KidBoy, why can't you answer the question instead of your accusing post? Do you have anything about our President being Black? You seem to demonstrate a bias.

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Poor TX can not stick to the subject of this thread. No he tries, like he always does, to try to make what a poster (if they are not with his party) a what many on the left "Obama Haters".

TX hat have you got against the Bush's being white? You seem to have a bias.

Only a bias against those who continue to show their racism.  And speaking of carrying threads off topic.....

 

There doesn't seem to be a President Bush at the present.  You are the one bringing him up.

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    And here we have proof that Fox News is fanning the flames.    http://thegrio.com/2014/12/14/fox-news-hosts-think-bad-parenting-is-the-black-communitys-real-issue-...

 

      Now why is it  that FOX and their ilk would like to  fan the flames of racism and hate ?    


Well, without going to the link and seeing what Fox News said, I will added that IMO, that is indeed a factor, is an "opportunity for improvement" and one of the key's to the overall soultion.


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OMG TX posted this..

But KidBoy, why can't you answer the question instead of your accusing post? Do you have anything about our President being Black? You seem to demonstrate a bias.

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Poor TX can not stick to the subject of this thread. No he tries, like he always does, to try to make what a poster (if they are not with his party) a what many on the left "Obama Haters".

TX hat have you got against the Bush's being white? You seem to have a bias.
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RACISTS LIE, SKEW ANOTHER POLL

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THOSE HALF WITTED WHITE RACISTS ARE SUCH MORONS........

I'M SURE GRATEFUL TO DNA TESTS SO THAT I HAVE THE GOOD FORTUNE OF FINDING OUT I HAVE 18% SUB-SAHARAN DNA - AT LEAST I'M NOT ONE OF THOSE HORRIBLE DISGUSTING ALL-WHITE RACISTS......

Have pity for Melania - she wakes up with a jerk every morning
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Quackers posted..

If you will remember, Bush gave the people of New Orleans freedom from government interference during Katrina. It was the conservative version of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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No it was the Governor that keep the feds from helping the people on New Orleans and also the Mayor that is in jail today.

What do you think of Obama having Al Sharpton as a race adviser? You like? .

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    And here we have proof that Fox News is fanning the flames.    http://thegrio.com/2014/12/14/fox-news-hosts-think-bad-parenting-is-the-black-communitys-real-issue-...

 

      Now why is it  that FOX and their ilk would like to  fan the flames of racism and hate ?    

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