Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Quote of the Day

In a sense, Hillary Clinton emerged at what seemed like a strikingly unpropitious moment.  Her strengths -- the boring, the tedious, the serious attention to the small gestures that make big impacts -- seemed ill-suited to the unruly temper of the times.  But this perceived liability might have been her strongest recommendation to the black masses: She may have offered strict attention to policy that unapologetically played to black needs without ever feeling pressure -- as Obama did -- to disown, to begrudge the style of, explicit black advance.

-- Michael Eric Dyson, What Truth Sounds Like, p. 213

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