Covering a Wide Range in a Random Way

Top 10 Poorest Cities run by Democrats

The following facts come from an article by Glenn Beck of CNN.

*What do the top ten cities with the highest poverty rate all have in common?

*Democrat leadership.*

*Detroit**, MI**, (1st on the poverty rate list) hasn’t elected Republican mayor since 1961, ** *

*Buffalo**, NY** (2nd) hasn’t elected one since 1954;** *

* Cincinnati **, OH** (3rd)… since 1984;** *

* Cleveland **, OH** (4th)… since 1989;*

* Miami **, FL** (5th) has never had a Republican Mayor;*

* St. Louis **, MO** (6th)…. since 1949;*

* El Paso **, TX** (7th) has never had a Republican Mayor;** *

* Milwaukee **, WI** (8th)… since 1908;** *

* Philadelphia **, PA** (9th)… since 1952;** *

* Newark **, NJ**(10th)… since 1907.** *

Einstein once said “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” *

*It is the disadvantaged who habitually elect Democrats – yet remain disadvantaged.” *


November 3, 2008 - Posted by | Politics | , , , ,


  1. Of those cities only two aren’t rustbelt cities, and St. Louis is close. It has nothing to do with how the cities are run, look at Chicago, Madison, Minneapolis/St. Paul, they are all run by democrats and don’t seem to be having a problem. That is because they are transitioning or have transitioned from a Blue collar workforce to a white collar one. Seattle, Boston, San Francisco, and Washington DC are on the richest cities, and they all have democrat mayors. Also if you go further down the list of poorest, there are cities there that are traditionally republican mayors too. This is a partisan attack at best, and cherry picking at worst.

    Comment by Bob | November 4, 2008 | Reply

  2. 1. Bob’s comment is partisan at best. While Bob says “it has nothing to do with how the cities are run,” in fact Democrats have made their own beds and now they’re whining about them.

    2. The list is not about “Seattle, Boston, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.” It’s about the “10 poorest.” Bob’s not even paying attention.

    3.Bob misspelled “democrat.” It’s capitalized.

    4. Bob likewise misspelled “republican” which is also capitalized.

    5. Remember when Democrats reviled Vice President Dan Quayle for allegedly misspelling “potatoe”? It was actually written on the card Quayle read from by the class teacher. But nevertheless, Democrats rejoiced in calling Quayle “stupid” and cited the “potatoe” misspelling time and again.
    That is classic cherry picking of the worst kind. Democrats do it all the time.

    “Truth to a liberal is like Kryptonite to Superman.” – Larry Elder

    Comment by Alan Travis | November 17, 2008 | Reply

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