MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid attacks rural Americans as a ‘minority’ that ‘threatens our democracy’

MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid attacks rural Americans as a ‘minority’ that ‘threatens our democracy’

[Ed. – Imagine if someone said that of blacks, of which Reid is one.]

The irony of a liberal African-American political commentator calling for the disenfranchisement of a minority population group appears to be lost on MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid. Reid labeled rural Americans “the core threat to our Democracy” and called for the abolition of the electoral college to limit their ability to influence elections and government, “This is the core threat to our democracy. The rural minority — the people @JYSexton just wrote a long thread about — have and will continue to have disproportionate power over the urban majority.” And, “That (ending gerrymandering) and the abolition of the Electoral College would be a start.”


Reid was commenting an a [sic] Wall Street Journal article by Gerald Seib published November 21, The Varied—and Global—Threats Confronting Democracy that expressed concerns over demographic trends in the U.S. that could dilute the political power of large population states.

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