r/WhitePeopleTwitter May 26 '23

Something something SiLeNt MaJoRiTy

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u/WatchItAllBurn1 May 26 '23

There is also a chance that in bush' second election that there were some genuine problems

  • 54% of votes discarded in Florida were African americans

  • in the same election, Ohio made it harder and less accessible for African Americans and poor communities to vote too.

While these were ultimately rejected by the republican congress at the time. It does not change the fact that Bush only won the popular vote by 0.7%.


u/[deleted] May 27 '23

Bush won the second election because we were at peak American fervor after 9/11 and everyone wanted terrorists dead in a crater. simple as that.


u/RSCasual May 27 '23

Looks like it wasn't just that either, red states make an effort to suppress voter turn out in poor and black areas (like always), meaning that even when the country is in that state they still need to cheat for him to win by less than 1%


u/[deleted] May 27 '23

Gerrymandering and voter suppression is definitely historical.