I provided plenty of evidence for my claims in this piece. You just did a great job demonstrating why identity politics is so important. You, a white male, think that your identity is the default identity, and that politics should be centered around you. You just don’t like other identities having a seat at the table.
Chris, you can just admit you skimmed the articles and just have a weird thing about arguing with women. Those excerpts are not arguments, they are premises that lead up to the actual arguments.
I’m not taking the time to engage any further.
Hello there! Some man scolding me in my comments section linked me to your article saying that we made the exact same arguments in our articles, which we totally did not, but I was glad to read and share your article. Mine is here: https://medium.com/@candiceaiston/can-a-white-man-win-against-trump-9f55b41ecb9d
Keep up the good work!
My article doesn’t repeat a single argument in the article you linked. That article is great, but makes a completely different argument than I am making.
The importance of electing women, people of color, and other people from marginalized groups is not merely symbolic, and what you’re suggesting comes from a privileged…
No one’s platform has ever been “I am not a white man.” If anything, women and candidates of color have had to downplay their gender and race to be taken seriously. What I am arguing is that a candidate of any race or gender will win if they DON’T ignore race, gender, or any other identities that marginalize people, don’t trivialize identity politics…