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15 October 2010

Democrats Use Joseph Lowery in Pitch to Black Voters

If this mail piece isn't enough to motivate black voters, the Democratic Party thinks a radio advertisement from former SCLC President Joseph Lowery might do the trick.

Monday, the Democratic National Committee launched a multi-million dollar campaign to turn out the black vote. Lowery's ad, which can be heard here, is part of that effort.

The minute-long radio spot from Lowery says, in part:

When young people took to the streets, we elected our first African-American President. Right now, there are those doing everything in their power to block the President’s agenda, and that is why we’re counting on you to vote. In 2008, we changed the guard. This year, we must guard the change.

Just a quick, honest question:

What change are we guarding?