Your first response was “she didn’t say it.” Your second is “she said it, but there’s a nicer way to interpret it”.

Trouble is everyone who reads and hears what she said, except for the cadre of fawning apologists, immediately recognizes it’s insulting and disrespectful to white women to say that men pressured them to vote a certain way. Don’t you think women can make up their own minds and vote the way they want to?

What you can’t accept is that a majority of white women made a considered decision to vote against Hillary. She could try to figure out what was wrong with her politics and her campaign that led her to lose a demographic she should have won handily. Instead she blames them and insults them.

Blaming the rest of the electorate for being racists is another unwarranted smear. Many people who voted for Obama twice, who voted against W Bush, who supported Bill Clinton, and who were earlier part of the Civil Rights Movement refused to pull the lever for Hillary and the Democrats. The party of equal opportunity, the American Dream, shared idealism, working class advocacy, and free speech had morphed into a party of internationalists peddling identity politics, trashing the American Dream, selling out the working class, favoring illegal immigrants, and stifling free speech with political correctness. The disdain for people in flyover country was not disguised: they were “deplorable”. Why would people continue to vote for a party and a candidate that has abandoned them?

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