Strom Thurmond was simply reaching out to the black community when he fathered Essie Mae Washington
I never knew the Washington Post politics team could write humor. Oh sure, they publish Dave Barry every week in the magazine, and they have a weekly contest were readers submit their own humor, but the front page typically remains a shrine to, well an odd mix of delusion and deception that fogs everyone inside the beltway. Which probably explains this article, where the Republican Party thinks they have a hope of convincing 25% of black voters to vote GOP.
(Oh this journal's going to look ugly when I get home to finish this post in Mozilla... I'm keeping the 16 word title)