Van sees beauty emerging. Increased inclusiveness despite lack of diversity.  | 12/19/19
Van sees beauty emerging. Increased inclusiveness despite lack of diversity. | 12/19/19


wouldn’t do before. This is the settling vote. I don’t think it’s the worst thing in the world. Let me say one more thing about the base of this party, African-Americans, Latinos, the people we talk about. This stage has fewer people of color up there. I had a fear race wasn’t going to be discussed well. Let me say something, this party and these candidates who are almost all white spoke beautifully and well about race, about immigration, and about other issues. And Pete buttigieg who has got beat up a lot with regard to black focus relationship, he spoke very beautifully tonight. He got no credit for fistfight and food fight. He spoke beautifully. He even asked about reparations which Biden ducked. He ducked from reparations. Pete didn’t duck it. He said you know the value of a dollar saved, what’s the value of a dollar stolen. Now, listen. That’s Barack Obama level poetry on an issue Obama wouldn’t have touched ten years ago. I just want to say that something has happened in this party. I know it’s scary to people in the Republican party fearing it’s being taken over, but there’s something happening even with the white candidates, anything that was off putting, they’re able to address the fullness of the party and that was beautiful tonight especially

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