From the daily archives: Monday, September 3, 2012

If you watched the Republican National Convention last week you might have come away thinking the GOP was a pretty damn diverse party.   Judging by the prime-time speakers you’d think women, Hispanics and African Americans made up the bulk of the delegates at the convention and the bulk of local Republican leaders and rising stars.

To see the truth, you only needed to look at the crowd shots.

According to the Plain Dealer, Ohio Republicans sent exactly one African American, Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo, to Tampa.  Compare this to the Democrats who have made a concerted effort […]

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