Obama crushed Senator John McCain among black voters in 2008 and is sure to trounce Mitt Romney in 2012 in that constituency. But Democrats are leaving little to chance in an election defined by the weak economy, including stubbornly high jobless numbers, and need black voters to turn out in large numbers.
The Grio describes itself as "the first video-centric news community site devoted to providing African Americans with stories and perspectives that appeal to them but are underrepresented in existing national news outlets.
Can there be anything scarier or sadder in this great country than a Black president reaching out to a particular skin color? "We've got your back"? What's that mean exactly? It appears that pollsters are showing a little bit less excitement in the Black voting bloc for Obama this year. That's not to say they'll vote Republican, but they just won't bother to vote.
What would have happened had Obama geared ads to WHITE AMERICA, the other half of him, so specifically? YIKES! "ARREST THAT MAN!" , right? But, nooooooooooo