The Huffington Post laments that the list of speakers at the Republican National Convention is a “disproportionate parade of diversity,” because too many of the party’s rising stars, who have speaking slots at the Tampa convention are not white males:

“The Huffington Post compared the GOP convention speakers list to the roster of available politicians and found that if you’re a white male House member, there’s less than a 3 percent chance you’re getting on the stage. A white governor’s shot at the prized podium is only one in six. For white male senators, the chance is closer to one in 10. Male Latino senators named Marco Rubio, meanwhile, have a 100 percent chance of getting a prime speaking spot.”

The article even attempts to tie Romney to racism: “Romney has vowed to continue to pound President Barack Obama with a false charge related to welfare policy, which one study found appeals to racists.”

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