It’s Only Identity Politics When ‘They’ Do It, Ctd.


It’s Only Identity Politics When They Do It.

The Washington Post says that 91 percent of Romney voters are white. Why isn’t Romney’s concerted courtship of white folks considered playing identity politics? [...]

Your Random-Ass Roundup: Mia Love’s Racial High-Wire Act.


While Mia Love’s victory would be a milestone, her candidacy encapsulates a lot of the practical and ideological obstacles the GOP faces in becoming less white. [...]

White People Problems.

My blogmate Monica has been banging this drum for a minute, but John Sides looks at some new research that contradicts a bunch of the ideas about the voting habits of working class whites. Sides finds that the white working class is hardly a monolith, and says that studies show that they’re less motivated by [...]