2008 Slog Poll Re-Do: Black Male President or White Female President?
posted by September 21 at 10:33 AMon
There was no end to the criticism of this poll last month, in which I asked whether you all thought America was more ready for a woman president or a black president.
black male? A black president could mean a black female which would skew the results (I think) of your question.
Posted by clarify, please | August 22, 2007 11:03 AM
Sheesh! I’m with clarify, please… We are talking about a black MAN president and a WHITE woman president, right. The question assumes that all Black people are men and all women are white. I am so fucking over that shit!!! Yes, the media is filled with “are we ready for a black or a woman.” NEWSFLASH: I am a BLACK WOMAN. Yeah, we do exist.
Posted by Papayas | August 22, 2007 11:11 AM
Point well taken. Today we’re re-doing that poll, posing the question this way:
Given the potentially history-making candidacies of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, there’s a lot of talk in Democratic circles these days about what type of leader this country is “ready for.” Do you think America is more ready for a white female president or a black male president?
Poll closes at 5 p.m.
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