The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Tuesday, May 10, 2005
Congressional Black Caucus: no longer regular!
The first sign I had (May 5) was seeing five CBC sponsors for the latest loan-sharking bill, HR 1295.
I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.
This is not accidental: according to Cummings of Maryland, as quoted,
It is a blessing that we are now moving into these diverse populated districts, but at the same time it brings new challenges.
It must be progress that the black electorate is no longer a caste block  in which race trumps social and economic interests every time, but is now functioning a good deal more like the white electorate.
But, for the Dem Congressional leadership, it's a complication.
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