“There, I played the race card,” said a woman who smacked the table then backed her chair away.
She was among 20 people at the Beacon Journal several nights ago discussing politics and news media, eating pizza and awaiting Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech.
“What if the things said by Donald Trump were coming from a black man?” she asked. He would have no chance of becoming a candidate, let alone president, she insisted.
Race not only haunts this election, but is at its core, she said.
But can we trust Clinton, others asked.