Thursday, August 30, 2018

Nixon's Silent Minority

Lots of buzz over last night's gubernatorial debate between the incumbent, Andrew Cuomo and upstart Cynthia Nixon. And with this race, as well as many others, there's been a lot of talk about upsets and fresh blood within the Democratic party, all good stuff. But in this case, no dice.

Here's the cold hard truth: African-Americans and Hispanics make up more than 40% of the party in NY. And Nixon's numbers among that bunch, to put it mildly, pale in comparison to Cuomo who has something along the lines of 75% of that demo's support.

Basically, we can predict what happens to a statewide candidate in NY with negligible black and brown support, right?

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