03/28/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Focus Group: Many Dems Agreed With Ferraro's Remarks

Geraldine Ferraro's comments about the role that Sen. Barack Obama's blackness has played in his political success are fodder for the Sunday talk shows. During a speech, the 1984 Democratic vice presidential nominee was reported as saying: "Barack Obama would not have made it this far if he was a white man."

So it's worth taking a look at how Democrats responded to her later explanation of what she was saying. HCD Research did a focus group of 431 Democrats showing them Ferraro's defense of her remarks during an appearance on Fox News last week where she's a frequent commentator.

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