Republicans in Tampa could not contain the fury of Hurricane Isaac. Nor will they contain the force following a racist incident involving an African-American CNN camera-woman.
African-Americans have been played cheap, politically. Republican politicians assume Black voters are naïve and blindly loyal to the Democratic Party.
For years, a debate simmered around President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (the ACA). Lawsuits challenged mandated healthcare as an unconstitutional intrusion by Congress on individual liberties. States challenged the ACA’s required expansion of Medicaid roles as an intrusion on their sovereignty.