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July 11, 2011


Candidates Agreed Black Families Stronger Under Slavery

Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum "were left red faced Sunday for signing a pledge against same-sex marriage that also suggests black families were stronger during slavery," the New York Daily News reports.

The offending passage: "A child born into slavery in 1860 was more likely to be raised by his mother and father in a two-parent household than was an African-American baby born after the election of the U.S.A.'s first African-American President."












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