Before you click here and see the poll numbers -- if you haven't seen them already -- look at the words for filling in that blank -- presented alphabetically -- and guess which order people think Americans are "ready": African American, Asian, atheist, gay or lesbian, Jew, Hispanic, Mormon, woman.
The results are somewhat unsurprising, although I wonder if the numbers are actually a bit inflated. An Althousista opines:
The Drill SGT said... On the other hand, it has been observed that public polls tend to demonstrate the voters favor a minority higher in pre-ballot polling than in the actual election returns. By that I mean, let's say 60% of likely ovtes say they will vote for Doug Wilder for Gov of VA for example, Doug gets 51% in the ballotting, yet the exit polls say that 60% voted for him. Lots of folks won't be anti-PC in public, yet will vote their biases in the booth.
My only question - when will this country finally progress enough that we can elect a Christian white male? I'm crossing my fingers, but only time will tell if this oppressed group will ever make any stides.