Yo, Black People! Abe Lincoln Freed the Slaves! He Was A Republican Just Like Us, Sort Of! So Vote GOP!

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Abby Zimet

Things seem to be winding down, or maybe out there, electorally speaking. To wit: A sketchy, self-described “alternative conservative” super PAC called the Empower Citizens Network has released some really wacky ads in Ohio, including one calling on African-Americans to vote GOP because lookit ole honest Abe and besides the Obamas throw lavish parties for their Socialist friends and don't really like black people anyway. Polls show Obama leading Romney by a margin of 92% to 5.5% among African American voters. But hey, go for it.

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