The majority of voters for President Obama were White Americans, who make up about 73% of the total electorate. African Americans make up 13% of the electorate, not enough to win any election. In 2008, 43% of the White electorate voted for Sen Obama. In 2012, 39% of the White electorate voted for President Obama. Is there a historical pattern emerging? Despite 400 million raised by the billionaire koch Bros and used against Pres Obama, unemployment hoovering above 8%, a hostile gridlocked Congress, a stimulus package that increased the debt ceiling to it's highest ever and the lowest approval rating of his Presidency, he prevailed. At every momentous historical break through African Americans have acheived in this country, White Americans have stood with, marched with or suffered and died side by side. This is no exception. 43% of the 73% White electorate kept Pres Obama in office, a fact that keeps getting overlooked to White men loosing their mojo.
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