Dems Gearing Up for ‘Street Fight’ on Race, Identity Politics

Written by Tony Lee | Source: Breitbart | August 17, 2018 03:54 AM

With left-wing activists and primary voters convinced that President Donald Trump is a “racist” and a “bigot,” Democrats vying for their party’s 2020 presidential nomination may have no choice but to go all-in on racial and identity politics.

Al Sharpton told Politico this week that 2020 contenders have to “stand up and go after people of color’s vote unapologetically,” adding that he believes Democrats “only can fight” Trump “with a street fight, and anybody who does not want to deal with the race part of that street fight should stay out of this fight.”

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), for instance, recently said at the Netroots conference that when it comes to identity politics, she will not “shut up” or be “silenced.

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