DATA: Conservatives Don't Like Civil Rights Leaders

The fact that people talked politics at Coretta Scott King's funeral is upsetting to some people. Conservatives especially, but not exclusively.  There's nothing new about this, however. For the most part, these are the same folks who always wanted the civil rights community to shut up.

Looking at data from the National Election Survey (NES), cumulative file 1952-2000, we find the following:

(1) To the question, "Do you think that civil rights leaders are trying to push too fast, are going too slowly, or are they moving about the right speed?" the public answered:
                          Liberal   Mod    Conserv    Total

  1. Too slowly     23.3       9.8     6.7       12
  2. About right    55.2      50.7    50         51.6
  3. Too fast        20        36.5    40.4       33.8
  4. DK/depends    1.5       3       3          2.6

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How to respond to a conservative

So I was thinking for a while now wouldn't it be cool if someone could gather all, or most, of the things Conservatives say and post responses to them. Here is a list of all the responses I can think of if you can think of any more post them and hopefully this will be something that will help us all.

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Theologically speaking, where do Conservative Christians and Observant Jews get their morals?

While not buying for a minute that anyone derives their moral sense by reading a book, given that some people do believe this, I'm inclined to ask:

Theologically speaking, where do Conservative Christians and Observant Jews get their moral precepts?

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Theologically speaking, where do Conservative Christians and Observant Jews get their morals?

While not buying for a minute that anyone derives their moral sense by reading a book, given that some people do believe this, I'm inclined to ask:

Theologically speaking, where do Conservative Christians and Observant Jews get their moral precepts?

Read on...

 

 

Theologically speaking, where do Conservative Christians and Observant Jews get their morals?

While not buying for a minute that anyone derives their moral sense by reading a book, given that some people do believe this, I'm inclined to ask:

Theologically speaking, where do Conservative Christians and Observant Jews get their moral precepts?

Read on...

 

 

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