Sunday on MSNBC’s “Weekends With Alex Witt,” former Gov.Howard Dean (D-VT), the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee said African-American won’t forget by the 2016 presidential elections that in their view Republicans have vilified the first African American president.
While discussing a possible 2016 presidential bid by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Dean said, “The biggest problem that Rand Paul’s going to have in appealing to African-American voters is the success of the republicans in this election is based on making Barack Obama the issue. The only African-American president we have ever had and the only issue that republicans are talking about is vilifying the President of the United States. Now, I grant you, he has not such great numbers and they’ll probably be successful in picking up a few seats, but i don’t think voters are going to forget what this party has done to the first African-American president.”
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