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Top Two 2020 Dems are Old, White Men. Democrats Are Not Happy.

According to every poll so far, the only 2020 candidates with a chance in hell of capturing the Democratic nomination are Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. And even Sanders has quite a bit of room to make up if he wants to face Trump in the general. And according to research from the University of North Carolina, this situation is making Democrat voters very unhappy. With more than 20 candidates in the field, many of them minorities of one kind or another, why can’t the party of identity politics nominate a woman, or a black person, or a black woman?

From Andrew Reynolds, a UNC professor writing for Politico:

With shifting attitudes and demographics among the Democratic base, is a straight white man really what the party wants in this moment? We did some research, and it turns out that even among white male voters in the Democratic primary, the answer is no. In other words, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders may be leading the polls despite their race and gender, rather than because of it.

In a large, nationally representative survey at the end of 2018, we presented respondents with pairs of hypothetical candidates and asked them to vote for their preferred ones. In the survey, we randomized candidate gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity, religion, education, age, health and political experience. Because of that randomization, we can estimate the independent effect of each candidate characteristic (for example, being gay) on vote choice while controlling for other attributes (such as being a young, white, religious, man).

What we found was that, at least in the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, candidates are likely to be viewed more favorably for being nonwhite and nonmale—but not for being nonstraight.

To make a long story short (and to make sense out of how Democratic voters could both want Biden and Bernie and not want them at the same time), here’s the gist of it: Democrat voters want black, female, Hispanic, etc. candidates. In other words, Biden and Bernie are actually the ones overcoming racial and gender obstacles! Democrat voters really, really want to run a minority, but these two candidates are just too good to pass up.

We think that’s what Reynolds is getting at, anyway. Once you go too far this identity politics rabbit hole, it’s easy to lose the point.

Frankly, we find it a huge step backwards in American culture that we should openly “prefer” candidates based on what race, sex, sexual identity, etc. they are. And an even bigger step backwards that the media actually encourages us to take these markers seriously. Alas, this is what the left has been fighting for, and now they’ve got it. We guess we’ll take the small encouragement that, even with all that nonsense hanging in the air, two old white guys are still dominating the race. Maybe that’s a sign that people don’t actually take this stuff as seriously as the powers-that-be would have us believe.

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  1. the charter of the dems is to bathe in misery and spread that misery to as many as they can, It is also amusing that so far no one the dem candidates are running have anything but negatives to offer.

    • I Agree with you yes I do✴️ No Democrats will win, GOD’PLANS AND AGENDA MUST, WILL CONTINUE TO GO FORTH, AND MANIFEST THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSE. I renounce, rebuke all evil ruler powers, all ANTICHRISTS spirits, all unseen plots and snares traps and conspiracies, all spirits of Socialism Communism MUSLIMISM, territorial principalities, spirits that are controlling all DNC members, and all connected, affiliated with them, All that is against The WHITE HOUSE-PRES TRUMP AMERICA- us Genuine Loyal AMERICANS and us Genuine Loyal people of ALMIGHTY GOD, will be exposed and consumed by GOD’ FIRE NOW. No Weapon that is formed against us shall prosper, We are one nation under GOD FOREVER IN JESUS NAME FOREVER I DECREE AND DECLARE.

    • el Dorko, don’t be too sure that neither Biden or Sanders can win. Obviously President Trump is a willing fighter. But with the RINO traitors like Mitt Romney and gutless Republicans like Mitch McConnell, Biden, Sanders and no telling who else might be able to lie, cheat and steal his way into the Oval Office. I’ve heard reports that if Hillary Clinton hadn’t gotten all kinds of fraudulent votes in places like Mexifornia (Used to be California) New York and the New England states, Donald Trump would have won the popular vote. So, as that ‘great’ Socialist leader, Joseph Stalin said it a speech, “To stay in power his party has to lie, cheat, steal and kill.”

    • Well the Democraps have almost got what they wanted. Every minority has at least one candidate running. I think there are more Democrap candidates than voters. They wanted it all, so all can run and then none will win. Too bad. haha

  2. These two old white men are morons. But other wiser white men are holding the country together. Certainly NOT all the little spoiled-brat special interest groups, the gimme, gimmes, of assorted colors…

  3. Correction is needed to this article – they use the term ‘minority’, or ‘minorities’, this is incorrect. We are ALL ‘minorities’, so call it what is. The democrat party wants a non-white, or a female, or a homosexual, or some combination thereof. Stop the lies, stop using the labels the mainstream propaganda machine spews out. Call it like it is.

    • If someone with the mental problem of not accepting what his/her body tells him/her what his/her sex is ran, the party might well want that person to be President.

  4. Anyone with a brain can see that the Democrats have gone so far out that they won’t be able to ever support them again. In other words, the party is on its way to oblivion. Thank Heaven. Their policies would destroy our republic. Let’s hope and pray we have good solid logical thinking Conservatives for a long time! That’s what will bring the most prosperity to America! And it doesn’t matter what color or ethnicity they are.

    • I wouldn’t hold my breath. With uber-monied power people (Rothschild, Soros, Bush, Getty, and DuPont) wanting one world government, anyone could win with enough cheating and rigging. It happened with a muslim from Kenya. I know it didn’t happen with the hildabeast, but there were enough people who just couldn’t vote for her. They didn’t vote “for” Trump, they voted against killery.

      I am praying that we carry through and keep President Trump in office for another 4 years. Things are turning around with our country and I’d like to see it continue.

  5. No matter what anyone thinks, THE PEOPLE really do not care about the PARTY.
    It’s true, ask anyone….Democrat OR Republican, OR independent, OR Green Party OR Tea Party.

    We want LEADERSHIP, LOVE of the Country, HONORING the Constitution (and it’s Amendments), and FREEDOM of RELIGION without judgement of those who choose such religion (or No Religion), the SANCTITY OF MARRIAGE, and PROTECTION of the UNBORN.

    So, with that said, Donald Trump has NO COMPETITION in any other party!

  6. why can’t the criteria be the best candidate for America? why does it have to be some symbolic of what they think is representative of America — not necessarily what is good for America?

    • What`s a Tulsi Gabbard , never heard of , he , she , it , whatever . Stick with what is working for us now and forget the rest of these dummy`s They are only interested in their own interests, money and power , not the country.

  7. Democrats are obsessed with race which makes them the racists. It’s supposed to be the person most qualified and neither of these guys are.

  8. Norine–You drip with hypocrisy. Can any REAL Christian support Trump, a man who lies, consorts with prostitutes, cheats on his wife at the very time she is nursing his baby child;, commits fraud (Trump University); pulls young children away from their families(immigration policy); fails to pay his workmen; is a sexist, racist and bigot; approves torture and lauds foreign leaders who are murders and dictators!!!!

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