Identity politics backfires on the left

Current Affairs:
HOW IDENTITY BECAME A WEAPON AGAINST THE LEFT

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Yet progressive critiques of Harris were met with swift and unyielding hostility. After a Mic article documented the lack of left-wing enthusiasm for a Harris candidacy, investigative journalist Victoria A. Brownsworth suggested that a better headline for the article would be: “Kamala Harris, biracial senator and former Attorney General of the most populous state, faces misogynist white men defaming her.” (This despite the fact that every critic quoted in the piece was female, and one was a woman of color.)...
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It is a long piece.  I have not been impressed with Kamala Harris.  She looks like another liberal with an overrated intellect.  But it is interesting to see a liberal cat fight over who is liberal enough for liberals.

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