Carol Platt Liebau: The Death of Identity Politics

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

The Death of Identity Politics

. . . or at least of the Democratic coalition as we know it, in the scenario outlined here by John Derbyshire, in which a deadlocked Democratic convention decides to go with Al Gore to avoid the divisions precipitated by a Barack/Hillary slugfest.

Can you imagine? The party of racial and gender "diversity" passes up the first woman or the first African American with a real shot to become President in favor of a "white male"?


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