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68 Ways Not to Say “White Voter”

 by Hannah Lobel

Tags: Politics, Election 2008, white voters, demographics, euphamism, media and race, politics and race, race, We Are Respectable Negroes,

We Are Respectable Negroes has a painfully hilarious running tally of euphemisms for “white voters.” Favorites among the 68 so far:

4. Hard-working Americans
10. Regular Americans
38. White Collar Voters
56. Bubba Voters

And, drumroll please...

66. My friends