“”There are people who think maybe she isn’t accessible to the black community,” Erby said. “But we’re optimistic. Sen. McCaskill has reached out to us.”
When McCaskill arrived just minutes later, Erby ignored the concerns as she introduced the senator, reading from prepared remarks: “We have an opportunity to come together and do this right,” Erby told the crowd. “Nobody outworks Claire McCaskill. She listens.””
Black elected leadership telling black people to vote against their own interests.
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