*(Via Salon) – Why do African-American voters overwhelmingly support the Democratic Party?
To hear conservative radio host Laura Ingraham tell it, it has nothing to do with their support for liberal policies on issues like jobs, healthcare and education.
Nor is it a reaction against the ugly racial rhetoric emanating from leading Republicans or the vile voter suppression measures pushed by the Republican Party.
Instead, Ingraham asserted on her radio program today, black voters support Democratic candidates because Democrats won’t allow “the black population” off “the plantation.”
This story continues at Salon.