I feel like everyone has forgotten Politics 101, but the correct approach to this kind of thing is you pander to what the swing voters want and realize the other people will vote for you anyway. https://t.co/ldKxInKm8J
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) November 3, 2021
For some reason, Captain Obvious reminds me of this tweet… Being easily herded is a hallowed tradition among our people!
The streets of Madrid were filled with sheep as shepherds guided their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital, following ancient seasonal herding routes https://t.co/lzNavRNsXR pic.twitter.com/kN6aYLDwzK
— Reuters (@Reuters) October 24, 2021
But you can win an election by telling voters that their imaginary concerns are real https://t.co/Q759isMzW4
— Gady Epstein (@gadyepstein) November 3, 2021
There are going to be a *lot* of media analysis failures on what is happening in this country because this industry simply refuses to value competence and understanding of how racism shapes the politics of this country.
— Karen Attiah (@KarenAttiah) November 3, 2021
Sure, winning on a racist agenda is cool, but have you tried winning on a racist agenda and then shaming the people calling you out for it as being racist themselves?
— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) November 3, 2021
CRT isn't K-12 material for the same reason the theory of general relativity isn't. But lessons about racism are in the curriculum for the same reasons physic teachers drop stuff from buildings. CRT is a red herring for teaching about racism. Objecting to it reveals values.
— Jennifer N. Victor (@jennifernvictor) November 3, 2021
two things i think people underestimate are how much k-12 education is still de facto segregated and how much a lot of people are super pleased about it
— World Famous Art Thief (@CalmSporting) November 3, 2021
Bonus round: The Dumbest Man on the Internet defends his title!
The Gateway Pundit is floating the idea that the Glenn Youngkin win might be a part of a "larger psyop" carried out by Democrats, which centers around McAuliffe "as a sacrificial lamb." But, in reality, they still think Democrats will still steal "future election[s] at will."
— Zachary Petrizzo (@ZTPetrizzo) November 3, 2021