Stacey Abrams on whether she's electable

“I am electable if I win,” Abrams said in a FiveThirtyEight interview.
1:21 | 01/31/20

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People said you know is a state ready for a black woman is the country ready for a black woman. And I'm curious he felt about that specific question. Was it and the French teen who was annoying did it become a stock question that you just developed a stock answer to. I think it is a curiosity it. Because there and forming not only fares since abilities but they're trying to prognosticate. Others. And wind something new is on the horizon. We are usually both equally curious and tree. Race and gender had sex. Contextualize meaning in our society that I don't put gripes the question. But I resented an answer that doesn't accept the wholeness of who. And that's why I was so careful about my response. I'm electable by women and I'm electable because I can't. And what Steve and forced not simply. I'm not solely an avatar not simply but I'm not solely an avatar or block when. But I am a proud avatar both of those things because it stands is an example to others of what's possible. But we also to recognize electability is not simply a question of whether you have passed in people want you it's also whether the system will allow it happen. And that's the other part of how light had yet.

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