” … Without assistance from the state GOP and financial support from corporate donors, the MCRI will have to pander to the worst aspects of white conservatism and elitism if it wants to get its proposal on the ballot. Connerly could very well have his way; he could get enough signatures and win the question on the ballot, thus claiming a democratic victory. But there will be no question where his support will be coming from. Connerly insists that his goals champion equality, but if he wins we will have a white, conservative electorate telling the minority, urban poor of Michigan what is in their best interests. … “

> From Ari Paul’s column in the Daily: “Waiting for Connerly (A play in three acts)”

Author: Rob