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    For example what happens if you ignore race entirely and ask teabaggers or any conservatives if they think Dems are hardworking, intelligent, trustworthy, The numbers might be the same. So how did they control for that variable. If teabaggers assume ( generally correctly) that Blacks tend to be Democrats and their animus and contempt is for Dems they will attribute blacks with those qualities they despise in Dems.

    Not saying they're not racist (seems to be quite the opposite based on behavior I've seen and heard about anecdotally, but I don't see statistically significant proof of it here.

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