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While conservatives have long opposed affirmative action, they’ve recently been joined by a formidable and unlikely new ally on the left.
Affirmative action diverts the black community from confronting the systemic obstacles to higher education facing the vast majority of our young people.
Today, the United States incarcerates more people than any other country in the world, and the racial disparity in arrest rates has been absolutely devastating to the black community.
Some Republicans fret he could siphon crucial votes away from Mitt Romney, but Libertarian presidential hopeful Gary E. Johnson is still charging down the campaign trail as a third-party candidate and raising enough money — more than $400,000 this week — to produce a slick new campaign video that paints him as a down-to-earth hero.