Live by the identity-politics sword, die by the identity-politics sword. The Democrats are learning that the hard way.
With Sen. Kamala Harris of California having pulled out of the party’s 2020 presidential field last week, Democrats are wringing their hands and agonizing at the very real prospect that all of the participants in their upcoming candidates’ debate, next week in Los Angeles, will be — horror of horrors!— monochromatic. That is to say, only caucasians.
Unless former HUD Secretary Julian Castro, who is Hispanic, and/or Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, who is black, can meet by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, the polling and fundraising thresholds required to qualify to take part, there will be no “people of color” (“POCs” as the “woke” identitarian left calls them) on the debate stage.
As of this writing, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii and entrepreneur Andrew Yang are on the bubble for qualifying