I wish these pundits would not go there. Trump deserves no sympathy. He is a loser and he has been
a nasty winner in 2016.
Joe should not be REACHING out to the other side. They should be reaching out to him. Remember they cheered Trump when he said he was going to cut off aid to all "sanctuary" states and not come to the aid of Cali when they were burning.
He and they smeared his son and ridiculed him. He can be a President for ALL the people but he need not bend over backwards for them. He needs to bend over backward for those who supported him and who worked their butts off, those who stood in COVID lines in the rain and wind for hours and for those suffered his slings and arrow of outrageous scorn.
I want Joe to have all the time and space he needs to get the right job done the right way.
That said. FUCK THEIR PAIN. We have had 4 fucking years of pain and dread. I hope it hurts them really badly. But focus on those who brung you to the dance, Joe.
"Democrats have to listen to the white working class men! They'll never get their support if they don't learn to address their issues!"
On and on.
And I yelled, "The Democrat WON! maybe tell the Republicans they have to figure out how to listen to everyone else!"
Talk about white male privilege. Here most of us are NOT white men, and yet "even the liberal Mark Shields" seems fixed on the idea that what white men feel and want is more important than anything else.
(and anyway, what they feel and want is often so incoherent and resentful... what are we "listening for"?)
so fuck them we know better. The Republicans can have their worthless asses.
What Shields and the others really mean when they say that is don't listen to anyone else except the white working class men...no other lives matter.