David Roberts @drvox Seattleite transplanted from Tennessee; now blogging for vox.com/ about energy politics. Climate hawk, deficit dove. Not a doctor. Aug. 21, 2019 1 min read

Siri show me white privilege.

If small, lily-white ag states -- wildly unrepresentative of broader US demographics -- aren't at the center of attention for several months at the beginning of every presidential race ... they are "silenced."

"If I'm not on top, I'm oppressed": every fading hegemon's lament.

Meanwhile, nobody gives a hot damn about, eg, California throughout the *entire presidential race*, despite lots more US citizens living there than in f'ing Iowa. Is California "silenced"?


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