Why White Democrats are Scarce in the South

Mary Landrieu just lost her Senate seat. Big time. She was the last of the white Democrats in the Deep South. And white Democrats are complaining that this is a racial issue. But that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. Let’s just look at some demographics: Of all the people who reported as Black in Census 2000, 54 percent lived in the South, 19 percent lived in the Midwest, 18 percent lived in the Northeast and 10 percent lived in the West. So, more than half of the US’s black people, whom Read more […]