It was a good read. He obviously has a lot more experience and knowledge in the subject than I do, and he obviously hasn't made a knee jerk reaction, so there's a lot to be taken from it, I think.
The problem for the Republicans is this guy (it seems to me) is basically saying, "Hey, I want to vote for you. I'm trying to be one of you. You're effing it up." It's different than African Americans who basically have zero interest.