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From The New York Times:
November 7, 2008, 11:48 amThere may be an answer to that question: blacks voted almost exclusively for Obama. Was there an "implicit bias" against a white, old man among blacks... or was it just a racial choice? Would the reaction have been the same if whites voted almost exclusively for McCain? Why not?
Where Have All the Bigots Gone?
By John Tierney
If, as some social scientists have been telling us, 88 percent of whites have an “implicit bias” against blacks and in favor of whites, and if, according to exit polls, whites made up 74 percent of the voters on Tuesday, why is Barack Obama going to be the next president?