It's not just that Sarah can't rely on the rains to come this year, it's not just that the only water left could cost her her life. It's not just that she has seen all her crops destroyed and she is struggling to feed her little boy like thousands of parents living in regions devastated by drought. Sarah is living in fear. And it's not just this Christmas. Your love can make all the difference. There's a Trocha dog I call 1854. Wait for a wait Trochu until love conquers fear.
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First, let's talk about the end of world politics, because, you know, just tell our listeners a little bit about that book and why you decided to write it.
Well, it's so funny to sit here now and think about why I decided to write the end of my politics, because I didn't anticipate that some of the things I was talking about in the book would happen so quickly. Yeah, but if I could take you back to Politico, in which I'm not sure if you've been to political.
I've never been, but I've heard a little bit of a hot mess. It's sort of like if you it's like Comic-Con for political nerds on cable news.
It's very much Dennis Rodman in culture in the same room. James Carville's over there. You're like, why that? And so I went to the court and I was on a panel which was like, what now? Liberals. And it was in twenty eighteen before the midterms, before the Miller report came out, all of that. And it was like, you know, progressives who supported Bernie, a couple Hillary folks. Markos Moulitsas was on the panel like it was a it was a good cross-section of people on the left sort of unpacking why we lost in 2016.
Yeah, but it turned into a complete dumpster fire when I made the point to one of the Bernie Sanders supporters that if he were to run again in twenty twenty, what she did, he was going to need to improve his messaging towards communities of color, specifically how he engages black women because black women are the base of the Democratic Party and you can't win without us. And I made that point, which now it seems like. Yeah, everybody went after what we just watch.
But that I guess it was something they didn't want to hear. So I got booed as it was a little it was a little dramatic. Right. And I realized I mean, it was it was luck. Write the book editor. Christian Trappin was in the audience from Hachette. She was like, you should write this book. This this is a book. You have something to say about the left, what just happened? There's a lot there.
And so I really just took that back sort of moment and used it as, I don't know, a jumping off point to just sort of speak to my people on the left and really get them to understand that the demographics in America are shifting towards a reality where white voters are going to be a minority of the electorate. And that's not true yet. But in a lot of places, because of the pluralities and in some cases like in Texas, the majorities that people of color and the coalitions they can create, they can win elections.
In hindsight, I was on to something. Oh, yeah. Because we just witnessed the 20, 20 elections where I didn't anticipate we were going to flip Georgia so quickly. I knew that was possible. I talk about Stacey Abrams and her playbook that she ran in her gubernatorial race by engaging all different swaths of the electorate and going directly to voters of color and talking specifically about identity and policy solutions for those communities, understanding that race is a factor and gender is a factor.
And I just think that now it seems like I was psychic or something.
But really, I was just saying it's not just a sewing machine for Maya. It's a chance to give her family a better life. It's not just a way to make a living. It's a chance to give her daughter an education. Like thousands of mothers, Maya lives in fear of what the future holds for her little girl. And it's not just this Christmas. Your love can make all the difference. There's a true 1854 made for ways to cook until love conquers fear.