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Most people vote for the candidate they think is the most electable. Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images

The candidate you like is the one you think is most electable

Why do some people think that Bernie Sanders isn't electable and Joe Biden is? Does anyone really know what makes one candidate seem electable while another doesn’t?
President Trump told four Democratic Congresswomen of color to ‘go back’ to the ‘corrupt’ countries they came from. AP/Carolyn Kaster

The rhetorical trick Trump used on the ‘Squad’ and how it could affect the vote

Difficult to pronounce, synecdoche is the form of rhetoric used by President Trump when he told four Democratic congresswomen of color to “go back” to the “corrupt” countries they came from.
Political reporter William D. Workman speaks at a GOP event in 1962. Courtesy of South Carolina Political Collections, University of South Carolina

Before Breitbart, there was the Charleston News and Courier

In the 1960s, white newspaper journalists exploited racial divisions to help build the GOP's southern firewall.

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