Originally Posted by notmenomore
Sadly, the idea that the Republican Party has ever been or can ever be "a party explicitly for the interests of whites [needs to be Whites]" is a worn out and hackneyed red herring. Not only has the Republican Party never been such a thing, it can and will never be such a thing.
Although he wasn't perfect, I didn't think it was too bad under Reagan. From what I remember, Reagan just ignored blacks (and their whining) all together. But there has been quite a demographic shift since the '80's. As said before, we are probably beyond accomplishing anything via the voting booth.