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The white ethnic group (and their poc allies) as a bloc vote

I think we are seeing that in the past few elections and I don't think it's going to change. It's going to be very hard to pry them away from the GOP grasp. The Republicans will learn to field candidates with Trump's agenda without his offputting baggage. Even as whites become the minority, they will still be the largest single ethnic group, and they are likely to ally with minorities who don't think fhemselves as poc, e.g., Asians and some Hispanics.

Apropos of maybe nothing, my college student niece is in a sorority at a large southern school. Looking at some group pictures, I notices several Black members. Progress, right? Well, maybe not. On further inquiry, these young women were African exchange students, no doubt from the political and social elite of their own countries. Maybe it really is all about class.

His twitter feed is oddly silent

No tweets since the announcement last night. Highly unusual.

WTF? Zimbabwe to pay reparatations to white farmers

what kind of bizarro world is this? https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN24U1QL-OZATP

Hypothetical Biden agenda if we hold the House and take the Senate, but not a

filibuster proof majority. What can we realistically pass?

I always thought John Bel Edwards would finish out his second term and go back to private life

Now I think he has the visibility and the gravitas to maybe be a national player at some point. He's really managing an impossible situation in Louisiana very well.
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