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I just saw what has to be one of the most offensive political commercials in a long time (I live in NYC...we are not a swing state and there is no doubt that the state will go for the President)....

The commercial featured an African-American family man in the kitchen with his family...He talks about his disdain for the stereotypes that African-Americans don't want to work...He talks about being laid off and here is the kicker...He wants politicians to stop allowing immigrants into the country so that African-Americans can get jobs...WTF??!?!?!?  I went to the numbersUSA.Org website (the sponsor of the ad) to find out more information on these jack@sses, but it appears offline (surprise)...More of the divide and conquer methodology...Get African-Americans to falsely believe that immigrants are the reason for the high rates of unemployment (relative to whites) rather than much more deeper and complex structural forces.  I REALLY wish I knew who is behind this group so that I can send them a tersely written email.

Lets see....get working class whites to believe that African-Americans are the reason for their socio-economic status, get African-Americans to believe that immigrants are the reason they can't jobs, get the middle class to resent the working poor, get workers to focus on government regulations instead of excessive executive compensation...all the while, the rich get richer at the expense of everyone else...Nice work if you can get it.

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