Patriot Retort: Well, this is not good for Mayor Pete.
Apparently his campaign is crowing about imaginary black support to try and salvage his abysmal polling numbers among black primary voters – especially in South Carolina where Mayor Pete is polling at 8% (and Biden at 45%).
According to the Intercept, this fall Mayor Pete unveiled “The Douglass Plan” – his “comprehensive investment in the empowerment of Black America” – that, according to his website, was endorsed by 400 prominent South Carolinians.
Only thing is, half of these 400 people are white. Many of the blacks cited as endorsing this are not supporting Mayor Pete in the primary. There was even one “supporter” listed who A) doesn’t support Mayor Pete and B) never voiced support the Douglass Plan.
And to add insult to injury, one of the photos used on Mayor Pete’s website — showing a black woman and child – was a stock photo of a Kenyan woman and child. read more