Here’s the dirty little secret of “identity politics”:
👏🏻 All 👏🏼 politics 👏🏽 is 👏🏾 identity 👏🏿 politics. In the end, it’s about people, and who are we but what we do and what we are? When Paul Ryan uses the term identity politics are actually saying “These people do not share my skin color or ancestry, and therefore don’t count.”
Read more about Paul Ryan’s cognitive dissonance here:
- Paul Ryan decries tribalism, identity politics ahead of midterms
- Ryan pushes for thousands of Irish visas before leaving office: “House Speaker Paul Ryan is leaving Congress with a grateful nod to his Irish ancestors.”
And before you state that I’m genetically or ethnically incapable of being able to relate to Paul Ryan’s ancestry, you might want to read this.