To the editor:
“The Tea Party” he said loudly. “I’ll tell you about the Tea Party. They are a bunch of homophobic, hypocritical, bigots and haters.”
Saying it, by stringing all those descriptive adjectives and nouns together, provided some humor while venting. Playing the scene forward to the next election would not change one vote.
The idea that a black man is in charge of the most powerful country in the world and is probably the most powerful individual in the world cannot be understood or accepted by white people.