So basically Pelosi is setting the Democrats up to get the bitch smacked again because she doesn't want to listen.
The folks elected Rep. Omar for a reason. AOC handily beat an incumbent in NYC. Chitown just elected a Lori Lightfoot, a gay Black woman for mayor.
People are fucking tired of Democrats trying to appease bigots that don't give a shit about maintaining civility.
People praise Pelosi for her political acumen, but she's still tone def and ineffective in an actual fight.
It annoys the fuck outta me that Dems seem to forget 🍊 lost the election.
The only reason he is president is because of some antiquated failsafe slave owners lobbied their way onto the books to ensure we'd never have an actual representative democracy.
The keep trying to negotiate with this fool instead of going at his neck, which ironically is accelerating the browning of American government because we're all tired of white people.
But Pelosi wants to ice skate up hill.
@kaniini Or we can just have one vote count as one vote.
You're over thinking it.
@kaniini That is already happening now in areas that enjoy disproportionate representation because of the electoral college. In essence, you're making the same argument white dudes made after Emancipation for it.
And in terms of areas such as the midwest which your oddly fixated on, they are 'disenfranchised' because they keep voting for fucked up policy, not because they don't have adequate representation.
We literally have another racist as president as proof of this.
@kaniini That will never happen because as we know most Americans don't vote. So limiting your opportunities to just populous locations would not only be suicide, but just stupid.
Equalizing the value of each vote is the no-brainer solution. If a candidate chooses to only go to certain areas, they'll pay for it.
With the electoral college it's the opposite.
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