Is This What Post-Racial Looks Like?

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Rep. Artur Davis (D-AL) apparently made two mistakes in his primary campaign for governor of Alabama. Davis, who himself is black, disregarded the black establishment and he began moving immediately toward the center in preparation for the general election. As a result the black establishment backed his white opponent, who actually appears to have beaten Davis even in the state’s 12 majority-black counties.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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