“Democrats Must Change Their Whole Approach Toward White People” by The Nation

Most of them are with Trump, and that’s not going to change. Instead, Democrats should target a far more winnable group of voters.


Democrats need to realize that if Donald Trump’s felony conviction won’t weaken his support among most white voters, then nothing will.

In the days after Trump’s conviction on 34 counts of falsification of business records, white leaders from coast to coast rushed to microphones and social media to pledge their allegiance. Polls show no meaningful erosion of backing for Trump among voters (a New York Times/Siena survey found just 3 percent of his supporters saying they plan to switch their vote after the conviction).

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