^ Why are you linking the terms "uneducated" and "racist"?I do not mean to link those terms, I meant to use them to define to separate groups: 1) uneducated (however that is defined and has been used in this election cycle) and 2) racist (racists can be educated or uneducated)
Why not just say "racist"? Are educated racists any better? It strikes me as another way to put down those without a college degree.
For the record, I would fall in the "uneducated" group as I believe it has been defined and am not attempting to put anyone down.
What does "uneducated" even mean? So many "progressives" use it to mean "stupid". There are a lot of "uneducated" voters who are more intelligent than the "educated" ones.
And why do we only break down whites as uneducated? What percentage of "uneducated" blacks and Latinos voted for Hillary? Does it even matter? Oftentimes, uneducated means "good, smart people who work hard".
That's not directed at you, it's moreso at the media talking point.
It is not just progressives who use the term uneducated. It is used (rightly or wrongly) to compartamentalize the voting public for polling purposes and I believe it has been used for many years...just like white, black, wealthy, poor, religious, christian etc.... In years past I do not remember people having much a a complaint with the use of the term.
In my opinion, this election has been far more divisive/polarizing than any election I can recall and people are taking more offense to being labelled or lumped with others, especially Trump supporters who seem to think that all Clinton supporters view them as dumb racists. Again, as an example, I said that I believe that the majority of uneducated white voters and the majority of racist white voters supported Mr. Trump. That is a simple observation on two specific demographics yet some immediately took it as me labelling all Trump supporters as uneducated and/or racist.
As for why you do not hear about uneducated blacks or latinos I have no answer. Clearly all racial groups can be broken down further into subgroups such as educated, uneducated, racist and whatnot which is why I tried to specify the two groups I was referring to as uneducated white people and racist white people.
Anyway, that is just the thoughts of this uneducated, white, hopefully good and reasonably smart, hardworking Celtics fan who also happens to be a small county elected official.