NWT Ivy Jane Floral Tiered Boho Ruffled Lace Trim Skirt Pink Green SZ 8 M


Nwt j brand 485 luxe satin mid rise super skinny jean 25 188 syrah
NWT J Brand 9326 Cropped Skinny jeans in Demented Retail 178
NWT J Brand Crop Skinny Jean 25 228

NWT J Brand The DEAL Stretch Skinny Jeans 26 High Tide J Brand
NWT J Brand Women's Simone Rocha Jake SR9022T142 w Ruffles shorts Pink Size 29
NWT J Crew Cameron Slim Crop Pant in Tartan Plaid Two-Way Stretch Wool Sz 6 RARE

News You Can Use

NWT J Crew Cotton Brown Button Front Skirt in Size 4

How should traffic be improved near Tacoma Mall? Here’s your chance to weigh in

By: KIRO 7 News Staff TACOMA, Wash. – Commuters will get to voice their opinions Thursday on how to ease traffic...


National Consumer News

NWT j crew pants 00 petite charcoal grey wool tweed cafe cuffed capri - size 00p

Walmart experiments with expanding AI presence in stores

By: Ann Smajstrla, Cox Media Group National Content Desk LEVITTOWN, N.Y. – Walmart has opened an experimental “Intelligent Retail Lab” at...

NWT J Crew Swim Liberty Tank in LODDEN blueE Sz 0 Extra Small XS 128 Cute
NWT J Crew Women Wide-leg cropped pant in wool Dark Red size 00

Latest News

NWT J. Crew Women's Martie Slim Crop Pants - Ivory - Size 12

Are any of involved in local elections, running, supporting candidates, whatever? I’d like to promote local elections as much as I can this fall.

NWT J.Crew Collection patio pant in silk-wool tie-dye Size 4

Here’s an idea I had: how about if let commenters send me a blurb about a local candidate they like and I do a small fundraiser for them (say $500)? That might be a nice way to raise a little money and also raise awareness and excitement about local elections.

NWT J.CREW No2 Pencil Skirt Double Serge wool ALPINE MEADOW 0 2 4 6 8 10

I’m too busy to do much of anything in terms of canvassing, since I have a young baby, but we have some very exciting local elections this fall here in Monroe County. You might have some interesting local elections too.

NWT J.McLaughlin Masie Slimming Shorts Beige Solid 128.00 Sz.0

Kay made an excellent point in the morning thread that I want to amplify because it’s so important. Democrats need to stop accepting the bullshit Republican framing that the “working class” is white and male.

Every single time Trump says “coal miners” our response should be “home health aides”. Allowing [the GOP] to claim the mantle of “people who work”? That’s just dumb. Stick up for your workers! The first way to do that would be to insist they exist.


Just ONCE I would like to see a Democrat NOT limit worker events to Teamsters and construction trades. I mean, Jesus. Go to a fucking nursing home! There’s workers there! They look a hell of a lot more like our voters, too.

NWT JCREW 89 Petite Sammie pant in corduroy Size12P F5664 Brown(MCH)

We, Democrats, are BAD at this. The response to Republicans and media elevating male white workers in traditional blue jobs with the implication being that our voters are all either college professors or, I don’t know, unemployed, shouldn’t be “we must not talk about work”. We have AN ARMY of our workers. No one ever talks about them.

NWT JCREW Ludlow Pant in gold Linen Size4 B6518 SOLD-OUT

NWT JCrew Women Pants size 3 Brown or Khakis


NWT Jessica Simpson Swimsuit Tankini 2pc Set Navy Green Remov. Strap Sz MNWT JOE'S Jeans Charlie Angelina High Rise Skinny Ankle Cut Size 25

Not every Democrat is guilty of this, but too many are. And sometimes there’s a knee-jerk tendency to bristle when a politician talks about the working class because the assumption is they must mean white men. I’ve been guilty of that myself, and it’s bullshit. I’ll try to do better.


There was a Chicago Tribune article last year which pointed out that more people work at Arby’s than in coal mines. There are also about twice as many people who work at theme parks or car washes than coal miners. Last year, the retail sector shed more jobs than there are coal miners, but Trump doesn’t have a plan to shore up that industry. I wonder why? Maybe because many retail workers are female and/or nonwhite?

NWT JOE'S The Honey Curvy Bootcut Stretch Jeans Size 26 in Dahlia Dark bluee NEW

There are about 3.6 million K-12 teachers in the U.S., largely women, and their employment conditions and pay suck so badly that many went on strike, even in deeply red states. Where’s the plan to address that? Betsy DeVos doesn’t have it; Kamala Harris does.

NWT JOIE Dark Navy bluee Multi color MERCI Linen Plaid Shorts Sz 4 210983A-F

Trump is of the same era of the media figures and politicians who conflate the working class with white males — lunch-bucket humpers like Tweety, who will never get over the “Reagan Democrats” in 1980, even though a not-insignificant portion of those voters are dead.

Nwt Jones New York Navy bluee solid straight Women's Sizes ANB

NWT JUNYA WATANABE COMME des GARÇONS denim skirt Size 2 Retail 865


NWT Kenneth Cole New York Khaki Fringe Suede Flare Leg Pants Size 2NWT Kenneth Cole Reaction Swimsuit Tankini 2pc Set Sz S M Skirt Halter CHM

That zombie framing was resurrected with a vengeance in 2016 when Democrats lost Rust Belt states, supposedly because Hillary Clinton didn’t show up in Michigan to fondle auto-making assembly line equipment (not true).

NWT Kuhl Splash Roll Up OutDoor Hiking Travel Pants (Womens Size 10)

NWT La Belle Rebelle Surfin'Bird-Thailand 2pc Bikini sz Medium HOT SEXY STYLINNWT La whitea Threading Along Tankini Top in Magenta [SZ 4 US] C600NWT LAFAYETTE 148 NEW YORK Size 4 Ivory Wide Leg Crop PantsNwt laundry SHELLI SEGAL womens swimsuit PAILSEY M

Anyhoo, most working class voters are Democrats, and our candidates should be talking about the work they do. Some of them already are, and I hope it catches on. We need to break this deeply destructive framing.

Back to top button

Share This

Share this post with your friends!