I get the anger at her for not being what people hoped she would be.

But I have to ask -- was there ever any REAL alternative?

Would any black person or person of color have been able to win election or selection as VP who was more aggressively anti-racist have won ANYTHING?

Would voting third party or writing in a more acceptable candidate have produced anything different?

This is the reality of US election politics. The country is racist as F. The majority of voters are white, and among those the majority preferred the obvious racism of trump.

I know it is little comfort that the executive admin is far less racist than it would have been under trump.

However, re: the "collard greens and catfish nuggets" Instagram & Youtube posts -- you really believe those were factual and representative? Sorry, but that's a conclusion severely lacking in evidentiary support. The right wing goes out of its way to produce such "evidence" by hiring actors to say what the right wing wants people to believe.

They have a whole cadre of hired folks to produce and act in their propaganda about race.

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Georgia NeSmith

Georgia NeSmith

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Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.