The Nation of Change
An excerpt from Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps
â€œWhy Obama Is Likely to Lose in 2012â€ is the title of a column Karl Rove wrote in the Wall Street Journal in June 2011.
Itâ€™s not Roveâ€™s prediction: this is his plan to make sure Obama will lose. Thatâ€™s fine with meâ€”if Rove prefers vanilla to chocolate, hey, itâ€™s a free country. But how Rove plans to take Obama down is contained in the subhead, and it gives me the chills:
â€œeven a small drop in the share of black voters would wipe out [Obamaâ€™s] winning margin in North Carolina.â€
Here, Rove is not talking about winning by convincing black voters to vote Republican. The key to victory is preventing the black vote. Period. Rove suggests, with a wink and nudge, the Game Plan: …more