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  1888: Frederick Douglass vs. Grover Cleveland (search mode)
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Author Topic: 1888: Frederick Douglass vs. Grover Cleveland  (Read 5890 times)
badgate
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« on: April 01, 2013, 11:17:32 pm »
« edited: April 02, 2013, 01:54:05 am by badgate »

I'm imagining the coded racism in today's political rhetoric, and remembering the very racist things I've read politicians say in the mid 19th c, specifically a shocking Lincoln excerpt, and I'm surprised anybody thinks Douglass would have won any state in 1888.
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badgate
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« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2013, 02:36:04 pm »

I'm imagining the coded racism in today's political rhetoric, and remembering the very racist things I've read politicians say in the mid 19th c, specifically a shocking Lincoln excerpt, and I'm surprised anybody thinks Douglass would have won any state in 1888.
Talk about a conspiracy theory!


I'm not talking about a conspiracy theory?
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