A Thank You to the People of Color of These Disunited States

During the Trump era (error?), we’ve gotten used to equating the GOP with profoundly ignorant sorts like Lauren Opal Boebert and the Q-Anonsense Shaman. However, the more thoughtful and intelligent of folks still in the GOP—the ones who are in the game mostly for the grift—can read the handwriting on the wall: Consider these stats from Pew Research:

Percent of 6- 21-year-olds who are nonwhite

Early Boomers (1968): 18
Gen Xers (1986): 30
Millennials (2002): 39
Post-Millennials (2018): 48

So, the demographics of the country are changing. And we’re already seeing the results at the polls. In the recent election, the black vote in swing states like Michigan and Georgia and Pennsylvania, was decisive. Because of this shift, states like Texas and Florida and Georgia have already turned purple, for POC largely vote Democratic. There are more of these to come. North Carolina and South Carolina and Nevada and Arizona–I’m looking at you. LOL.

So, people of color of these Disunited States, I humbly thank you from the depths of my heart and soul.

The white supremacists’ worst fears ARE going to be realized. They are going to be pushed aside by MAJORITIES not like them.

And oh my Lord. THAT is a beautiful thing!

For more on the maldaministration of Don the Con, aka Vlad’s Agent Orange, go here: https://bobshepherdonline.wordpress.com/category/trump-don-the-con/

About Bob Shepherd

interests: curriculum design, educational technology, learning, linguistics, hermeneutics, rhetoric, philosophy (Continental philosophy, Existentialism, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, epistemology, ethics), classical and jazz guitar, poetry, the short story, archaeology and cultural anthropology, history of religion, prehistory, veganism, sustainability, Anglo-Saxon literature and language, systems for emergent quality control, heuristics for innovation
This entry was posted in Politics, Trump (Don the Con). Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to A Thank You to the People of Color of These Disunited States

  1. coloradopoet says:

    Amen! I love your writing! Very excited to read lots more:)


  2. Roy Turrentine says:

    And a dangerous thing. The twilight of the great European Empires produced the Great War and arguably the Second World Conflict itself, and a host of other problems.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s