“The Christian Science Monitor” explored the story behind a new Quinnipiac poll that shows Anthony Weiner leading in the race for New York City mayor, especially among African-American voters. Professor Randolph McLaughlin, a civil rights attorney, shared his perspectives on the poll results.
“Now Mr. Weiner, well, he’s been a little more outspoken, and until Eliot Spitzer stepped into the race, Weiner was, like, everywhere. You couldn’t spit on the sidewalk without Weiner doing something – he was omnipresent. And with that kind of media frenzy, everybody knows his name. But whether that will translate into votes in September in the black community, that’s another question,” Professor McLaughlin is quoted as saying.
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