Impeachment: What’s Race Got to To With It?

Host Steve Phillips and co-host Sharline Chiang weigh in on the October 15 Democratic debate and then dive right into the topic of impeachment, namely the ongoing impeachment inquiry of No. 45. Steve explains how this impeachment inquiry is really about whether white voters have finally had enough. What margin of support from whites should Democrats shoot for in terms of having courage to proceed? All of the current news takes focus on how “the public” or “the voters” now oppose No. 45, but in reality they’re talking about white people, because Black and Latino voters have always opposed him and the Black legislators wanted him impeached ages ago. The reason poll numbers are moving to a majority for impeachment now is because more whites are now appalled. Steve offers his take on: “Therefore what?”