Sunday, November 02, 2008

Cutting through the stereotypes

As I watch coverage of the US election I am continually alarmed at the way the american public is stereotyped as middle-class liberals who support Obama, or big business and working class patriots supporting McCain. Add to this mix perceptions around sex and race, and this campaign has at times revealed an ugly underbelly of people's perceptions (as well as the reality) around voting motivations.

This morning I found this article from the BBC's website.

Matthew Price has been following the McCain campaign and came across "Cupcake" an "unusual" Obama supporter.

May God use videos like this to prevent us from falling into the trap of assuming we know about people by the way they look or sound!

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