Thursday, March 12, 2020

Democratic Diversity

The Democratic Party prides itself on being the party of diversity. By March 2020 their primary is down to two old white guys. Well, mostly. The diversity party never seems to mention their most diverse candidate, one who is still in the race. This candidate is a woman, a woman of color, raised in a multi-faith family, the first American Samoan member of Congress, the first Hindu member of Congress, the first female combat veteran in Congress, the first female combat veteran to run for President, a vegan, and more. The candidate is Tulsi Gabbard.

With this candidate they have diversity virtually running out their ears. They can check almost all the boxes. Yet often it is not mentioned that she is running for president. Yet the party and the voters have invested in two nearly 80 year old white guys. Maybe their play to diversity is a fraud? Maybe it’s really just a play for power?

[Note: I have nothing against “old white guys”, per se. It is just so ironic that the party of diversity did not want the diversity choices put before them, or the one they still have.]

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