josh (joshc) wrote,

speaking of corporate love

I've really liked Slate's coverage of the primaries. In today's "Explainer" Timothy Noah posted a very thorough discussion of the effect of courting Southern votes
Since 2000, many Democrats have questioned quietly why they should expend so much effort trying to win votes in what is now a solidly Republican region. The Democrats' ceaseless courtship of Southern votes has fostered an unhealthy sense of entitlement. [slate]

The article concludes with the historical precedent of the South's political history of power-grabbing that traces back to the Constitutional provision that counted slaves as 3/5 of a person in the census.

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