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CNN’s Camerota Asks Hickenlooper if He’s Right for Dems in 2020 as a White Guy

Well, given the emphasis among Democrats of identity politics and “intersectionality,” it’s a fair question.

Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper told Aliysn Camerota that he’s leaning toward running for president. 

“Is it time to have somebody of color, and a woman, and somebody young, and somebody more establishment?” she wanted to know.

“I think that the Democrats across the country are going to help decide that,” Hickenlooper said. “I’m not sure it’s clear what is exactly needed. But I do know there are a lot of strong opinions.” 

“As a white guy, are you trying to calculate whether or not this is the right time for you?” Camerota asked.

“Well, this is the time it’s worked out,” he said, noting that he is ending his term as governor, adding, I’m an entrepreneur, I’m a problem solver.” He’s also 66-years old, white, and relatively unknown. 

Of course, he’s toast.

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8 Responses to CNN’s Camerota Asks Hickenlooper if He’s Right for Dems in 2020 as a White Guy

  1. Content, not color… unless you are into identity…

    Vote for me… I look like you. So enlightened.. ML King Jr. would be taking all these people to task… sadly shot (choose your identity A) White Southern Man or B)Former Military Man or C)Democrat)

    You see this identity thing you can play all day long and get whatever you want…

    Blonde Hair – Blue eyes… Nazis.. right?… Let’s see — my son has blond hair… but brown eyes… 1/2 Nazi? Full Nazi? Go with Nazi… I have blue eyes… Clearly a Nazi… See how stupid this goes?

    If race, etc does not matter… then I say we stop asking about it.

  2. I have lost track of how many Democrats plan to run. Recently I found myself in half way agreement with Michael Moore. He said if the Democrats expect to win they need to have a non politician. He suggested Oprah (She would be a big spender) or Sully (He is Sullenberger, the pilot who landed in the Hudson.) Politicians are not practical people.

    I agree with Hickenlooper in that it is time for a woman. How about Nikki!!

  3. I think anyone with a name like Hickenlooper must fit into some kind of victim-category. Is there a laughable name category? Or a “what the heck?” category?

    Maybe a category for “initial laughing reaction” victims?