Religious faith, Abe Lincoln and business struggles are some of the things that drew them to the GOP.
Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele just proved a politician can have a sense of humor.
"It was raining Oreos. They were thick in the air like locusts..."
Love eventually followed in her sister's footsteps. Shortly after graduating from college, having struggled to connect with
Just as many people took the election of Barack Obama as a sign of a new post-racial America, some might take Love's election to mean that post-racialism has reached Utah. But the truth of the matter is that the election of a racial-minority candidate tells us very little about racial relations.
No matter where you stand on the issues, you must concede that there will be extreme gridlock for the next two years: Congress will block President Obama's appointments, while in turn the president will use up a lot of ink with a steady stream of vetoes when Congress passes bills to undermine his agenda.
Mia Love and others like her are seemingly out of touch with the political realities of African Americans and what remains at stake for them. Viewing herself and others through the prism of individualism, she strays from the political stances that would benefit the black community as a whole.
The GOP crows that it will back 17 African-Americans for Congress in the mid-term elections. But the party's outreach effort to blacks is little more than cosmetic PR window dressing.
South Carolina GOP Senator Tim Scott is the latest to spin the laughable fantasy that blacks are ripe for the GOP pickings.
Ann Coulter Thinks 'Blacks In The Republican Party Are Better Than Whites In The Republican Party' (VIDEO)
Coulter went on to explain how black GOPers have it harder, and are subjected to harsher criticism than their white counterparts