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Five out of Five Lefties Agree: Republicans Are Racist

3:49 PM, Sep 17, 2008 • By BRIAN FAUGHNAN
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Jack Cafferty adds his voice to the growing chorus that proclaims Obama will only lose because of racism. That's what a sitting Democratic governor has said. It's what Democratic activists say. And a state Democratic official in Ohio agrees:

"Race - that's the only reason people in the Valley won't vote for him," said state Rep. Thomas Letson of Warren, D-64th, about Barack Obama, his party's presidential nominee. "There are 1,000 reasons to vote for Obama and one reason why you won't - race."

"Staunch Republicans" who make up 35 percent to 40 percent of the population would never vote for a Democrat regardless of race, Letson said.

It is the independents, the "swing voters" and Democrats who are or will support Republican John McCain who are the "racists," Letson and state Rep. Robert F. Hagan of Youngstown, D-60th, said.