Black People Politics : It might take a black candidate to beat Trump’s toxic racial politics

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    Tru dat, Tru dat

    It might take a black candidate to beat Trump’s toxic racial politics
    Cory Booker's path out of the identity vs. economic politics quagmire
    By Matthew Yglesias


    ... “I am so frustrated with the obvious changes going on between my dad’s age and now,” said Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) delivering a stem-winder of a midday keynote address Tuesday at the Ideas Conference, hosted in Washington by the Center for American Progress to celebrate its 15th anniversary. “It’s like we inherited this incredible house from our parents and we trashed it.”

    https://www.vox.com/2018/5/17/17357360/cory-booker-american-progress

    It might take a black candidate to beat Trump’s toxic racial politics

    Cory Booker's path out of the identity vs. economic politics quagmire.
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    Excellent point Eugene

    Democrats have it too good to shoot themselves in the foot

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    By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer


    ... The Democratic leadership is trying to squelch loose talk of impeachment, but Republicans are going to keep sounding the false alarm. If this boosts GOP intensity, Democrats will just have to raise theirs even higher.

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    Protesters hold signs as President Trump’s motorcade passes in West Palm Beach, Fla., on April 22. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

     
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