(THE BLAZE) Democratic politicians spend a notable amount of time criticizing the impact of rich, old, white people on American politics. Especially rich, old, white men.
Such criticisms create a tension within the party that has been on full display during the Democratic presidential primary. In 2019, the primary has been dominated almost exclusively by three old, rich, white people. Two of them are men.
So when former President Barack Obama — a rich, not-as-old, only half-white man — says that women make better leaders than men, and that old men need to get out of the way, it can result in some awkwardness. Like Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) defensively yelling that he's white for no reason at all.
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