Commentary Magazine


Gender and Race Polls

Jennifer, even though exit polls are useless, let’s pretend they’re not for just a second. This just came up on Fox News: 77 percent of Democrats said a candidate’s gender didn’t matter and 79 percent said a candidate’s race didn’t matter. So, 20-plus percent of the post-gender, post-racial party’s voters are admittedly weighing sex and race in determining the best candidate.