Feature – White America’s ‘Broken Heart’ – Charles M. Blow / NYT

white americaOn Sunday, at the Corinthian Baptist Church in Des Moines, former President Bill Clinton, looking frail and sounding faint, stumped for his wife, working through her qualifications with a husband’s devotion and a Svengali’s facility.

But one thing he said stood out to me for its clear rhetorical framing.

He attributed much of the anger that’s present in the electorate to anxiety over the changing demographic profile of the country, but then said: We are going to share the future. the only question is: What will be the terms of the sharing?

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