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Ronald Reagan’s racially tinged stump speeches | The Raw Story

| February 28, 2014

Ronald Reagan’s racially tinged stump speeches By Moyers & Company In Dog Whistle Politics, author and legal scholar Ian Haney López describes how politicians use subtle, racially coded messages — “dog whistles” — to manipulate Americans in the voting booth. One early example, Haney López says, is a story Ronald Reagan told on the campaign trail […]

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