Tag Archives: White People

Verbatim

The GOP as Guardian of the Confederacy

“The current debate over Confederate symbols cuts to the central, existential question hanging over the G.O.P. The Republican Party today is an amalgam of upscale white suburbanites who are moderate on social issues but conservative on fiscal and national-security issues, and exurban and rural populist working-class whites, who are quasi-liberal on economic matters and foreign policy, but conservative on politically charged social issues. … But the key demographic in this coalition is ‘white.’”

David Drucker

Enumerati

Most Americans Feel Discriminated Against

55%

A new NPR poll finds majorities in many ethnic, identity and racial groups in America believe that discrimination exists against their own group, across many areas of people’s daily lives. Most interesting: 55% of white Americans are among those who feel their group is discriminated against.

Verbatim

In N.C., ‘White’ Is a Mayoral Qualification

Charlotte mayoral candidate Kimberley Paige Barnette (R) listed her qualifications for public office as “Republican & Smart, White, Traditional.”

Charlotte Observer

News & Comment

Note to Republicans: Most Poor Americans Are White

Source: The Dish

Despite the stereotypes — and the reality behind them that blacks and Hispanics are disproportionately poor — the largest group of poor people in America are white people.