White Power: Hartmann Says Democratic Ticket-Splitting Has Racial Overtones

Ray Hartmann notes that five of the six statewide Democratic candidates won their races—three by landslide margins—on the same ballot on which President Barack Obama, their standard-bearer, was crushed by nearly 264,000 votes, or 9.6 percent.  ”It’s racial,” he says.  Read Hartmann’s commentary for St. Louis Magazine.

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