Elizabeth Warren was it..
she was it, for me personally, I can’t even lie. She may not have been it for you, but she was it for me. But I didn’t go to bat on this white man’s internet as much as I should’ve. Going back and forth with people via Social Media is for the young and old, while I reside in the middle, observing comment battles—with a cup of cranberry juice, spiked with Tito’s Vodka—that rage on for a millennia.
But honestly, I regret that..
because, to me, Warren had it all. She had it all, and yet, that still wasn’t enough. And even if she didn’t have it all, she wasn’t allowed to correct her mistakes. She wasn’t afforded that luxury. And again, even if she didn’t have it all, she had enough. She had them progressive ideas. Them big, progressive ideas y’all love so much…
that WE love so much.
But she also gave us common sense solutions on how we get them big, progressive ideas enacted. She promised us this exciting world in the parent email, and in the attachment, resided this long, boring excel spreadsheet on how to obtain that exciting world.
I know, I know, spreadsheets ain’t got that electability, but ain’t that what we need, right now? Fuck electability. Don’t we need them spreadsheets? Don’t we need a person who is in fact the smartest in the room? Don’t we need a person who would rather work all night, trying to figure out a practical solution to contain the Beer Virus, instead of a candidate you would like to have a beer with?
Warren was detailed; she was caring; she was smart; she was passionate; she smartly/passionately, and with great detail, cared about race and gender intersections..
and yet, we didn’t want her. We didn’t want her lack of electability, whatever the fuck that means.
Well, no, not whatever the fuck that means, because it means something, right? What does it mean? Does it mean that we got White Women Against Trump PTSD? Does it mean we assume because Warren is a Native White American that she would be doomed in the general?
but what I do know is that electability ain’t it. Electability ain’t shit. Never was shit and never will be shit. John Kerry was electability, right? Al Gore, too. Hillary was electability, if I recall. Ever since I can remember, the national candidate chosen because they of their electability attributes hardly win. And the candidate chosen based on passion and enthusiasm hardly lose. And just think, if a white woman ain’t got electability, then a black woman will have to cuss electability the fuck out whenever they run for President.
I’m starting to think Electability is a Russian spy, sent by Putin to fuck up our election process, because electability ain’t done shit but put unqualified white men in office.
Electability, is you a Russian Bot?
Leslie McLemore writes about a lot of different shit for Black With No Chaser. He is also the Takeaway Kang and is the father of two beautiful girls, one of which gets on every nerve he has. The other one is sweet. So, you know, balance.
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