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September 1, 2012

RNC Demographics (if the Broadcast Version Left You Confused)

Ben Lowy RNC demographics

More piercing of the filter via Instagram….

With that “rainbow” line-up on the RNC stage this past week (you’d think Romney was outpolling Obama 77 – 23% with Hispanics, not the other way around) and the media continuing that condescending practice of isolating on one black face in the audience after another when an African-American happened to be speaking, this Ben Lowy photo of the bedrock (and steel jawed) core of the GOP is almost a relief to see.

(photo: Ben Lowy/@newyorkermag. caption: Tampa, FL | August 30, 2012 RNC delegates recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the final night of the 2012 Republican National Convention.)

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