ncarcerated at the state or federal level (excluding immigration…t characters are portrayed as less educated and more prone to criminality than they are in reality. Although the report cites recent studies by the CATO Institute and the Marshall Project as saying that the immigrant crime rate is lower than that of native-born Americans, more than a third (34 percent) of immigrants on TV are associated with crime, and 11 percent of immigrant characters are depicted as formerly or currently incarcerated or headed to jail, whereas in reality less than 1 percent of foreign-born people have been incarcerated at the state or federal level (excluding immigration-related offenses).
I admire such efforts and imagine it occasionally works. But those who believe it’s possible to flip female Trump supporters on a mass scale are overlooking how unwilling these women are to give up the benefits that white supremacy and patriarchy have bestowed upon them.
… well-meaning feminists; they are happy to vote for Trump. As author Rebecca Traister has written, “White women, who enjoy proximal power from their association with white men, have often served as the white patriarchy’s most eager foot soldiers.” (Brittney Cooper and Elizabeth Gillespie McRae’s work is invaluable on this front.)