Is there a difference between “racial self-interest” and “racism”? I’m inclined to say “No. ‘Racial self-interest’ is a euphemism for racism.” But more and more white voters disagree, if only viscerally. Thomas Edsall elaborates. (“Identity politics” escaped the lab, I guess.)

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