One fact’s been true for a long, long time now and it’s true for women and for minorities in the USA, but particularly for American men who have African-American features and want to get ahead in the American dream.
They have to be 10x better than American men who have no obvious African-American features to have a hope at being taken seriously.
Anything less than a spotless performance and all that hard work will have been for nothing.
Watch this clip and really listen about not being able to down into the mud because that’s what they want.
It’s not just a thing-to-say – not empty words.
He really CAN’T go down to fight dirty in the mud, not even once. To do so is political suicide.
But if you’re an American male politician who is not considered black, you aren’t restricted by those constraints.