An(other) Observation

[Content Note: Racism.]

Already I am seeing white people using this framing: "Will black people vote for Clinton?"

Instead of this framing: "Will Clinton earn the trust of black voters?"

It's like, we're one day into it, and already we're lining up the scapegoats. Don't do this shit. Do not do this shit.

And let's be clear: The constituency about which the eventual Democratic nominee really has to worry throwing the election to a Republican opponent is the one that Hillary Clinton is presumed to have in the bag—white women, who "have consistently voted Republican, at least since the 1970s."

If Clinton shows up for black voters, black voters will show up for her.

White women, whose privilege assures them of more access and opportunity, are not remotely as reliable voters for liberal candidates. Which is putting it politely.

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