The Virginia gubernatorial election is this coming Tuesday, and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes already has the lefty talking point figured out if Ed Gillespie wins:
A Gillespie win in VA would send the signal to every GOP pol that the way to win is Trumpian white identity politics, full stop.
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) November 3, 2017
That’s probably a preferable way for a liberal to look at it than wondering what it might signal to every Dem pol:
Or it could just be that accusing a reasonable, moderate Republican of wanting to run down minority children in a Ford truck tends to backfire. https://t.co/miQ5uNjT4B
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) November 3, 2017
Yeah, there’s that, but since it would require a willingness from the Left to embrace self-awareness, they’ll pass:
Or it would send the message that the identity politics of Dems, accusing any opponenr of racism, is exhausted. https://t.co/KSiB0wBlgB
— (C)ody Penn-Dent (@codypd) November 3, 2017
A Northam loss sends a signal about a badly managed campaign & a an ad that badly backfired. https://t.co/lAAJ64TCYp
— Jennifer Bossypants (@ajenable) November 3, 2017
Maybe it could send a message that you shouldn’t run adds that says white people want to kill minority children ?♂️ https://t.co/gWVTB2Ctso
— rtr (@AppreciatesNick) November 3, 2017
No it would send a signal to every Dem pol that the way to lose is to post some disgusting pickup truck add like Latino Victory. https://t.co/VYo734jCXr
— Balaam's Jackass (@BalaamsJackass) November 3, 2017
Funny how the Left won’t think of it that way if Northam loses!
Shorter Chris Hayes: If you vote for Ed Gillespie, you might as well be a murderous truck-driving redneck. https://t.co/1Ui10yZRXJ
— Andrew Mullins (@AndrewWMullins) November 3, 2017
Actually it’s this kind of disgusting race-baiting crap by leftist elites that will help Republicans win. Full stop. https://t.co/v9DVom5bRb
— Chris Barron (@ChrisRBarron) November 3, 2017
The Dems really need to look up the definition of insanity.
Maybe also a signal to Democratic candidates about not co-opting those politics?
— Hayes Davenport (@hayesdavenport) November 3, 2017
— DOC (@doctormalibu) November 3, 2017
Actually Chrissy, Trumpism is populist/nationalism, not white identity politics. Identity politics is why Democrats lost. Cry some more. pic.twitter.com/8SiShRf0SZ
— ConservativeCanadian (@LancopCF) November 3, 2017
Still a classic!