Today, I just came across a Black conservative I called foul-mouthed Keisha. Neither sides of the political establishment knows she is a conservative nor does Keisha know herself but her f-bomb-heavy rants represent the silent majority of Blacks who actually vote. Frustrated working people grow more aggravated when they see society and the government helping those with problems before those who did what they were supposed to do.
(Warning: one million curse words in ten minutes…NSFW.)
Of course, I am not saying that people don’t need help because hungry kids are the worst things in the world. But, America needs to have a discussion that starts with Keisha’s frustration.
Georgia politico Vernon Jones recently wrote a great article about race and the two major political parties. Jones gets it and he might be one of the leaders of what’s next because our community must remember that we have no permanent friends nor permanent enemies—just permanent interests. If the Democratic Party because all-Black in the South, we would be putting all of our eggs in one basket. Actually, conservative beliefs are standard with many southern Black voters; we just don’t like the ugliness of the far Right.
Cool-headed conservatives like Jon Huntsman get little play from the Right but he could clean up with moderates. Vernon Jones ran for U.S. Senate but the Dem establishment could understand a Black conservative.
Keisha, Vernon and I would likely agree that a new form of thinking must replace the current mindset. Oh, boy, our unlikelyalliesproject.com needs Vernon Jones’ leadership…and Keisha if she can dial down the f-bombs.