Rand Paul,<br />
Race Crusader (?!?)

Rand Paul,
Race Crusader (?!?)

[OPINION] Zerlina Maxwell on the GOP leader's questionable efforts to engage Black voters

Zerlina Maxwell

by Zerlina Maxwell, December 15, 2013

Rand Paul,<br />
Race Crusader (?!?)

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

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than previous remarks targeted at Black voters, many still remain skeptical.  “As much as Rand Paul and his Libertarian colleagues would like to believe that tax cuts are the universal panacea for every problem in our country, they are dead wrong about how to return the Motor City to being a vibrant, livable city that attracts investment and residents," says Savage."

"Rand Paul spoke eloquently about the disparate impact the War on Drugs is having on the Black community. However, if the Republican Party wants to engage Black people in Detroit, a good place to start would be by actually supporting initiatives that would help Detroiters rather than just talking about them."

Will Paul's talk translate into action in Detroit and beyond? We won't hold our breath.

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