Are Democrats Guilty Of Prejudice Discrimination And Lack Of Empathy

Isaac Newton Farris Jr
8 min readFeb 22

Democrats proudly proclaim themselves as the big tent party that welcomes the diversity of thought, culture, religion, no religion, race, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation that exist within its ranks. But recent polling data and comments by Democrat Party strategists indicate that the Democrat Party might be developing a new strain of prejudice, discrimination, and lack of empathy within its ranks.

According to the U.S. Labor Department, 517,000 jobs were added to the American economy last month, dropping the unemployment rate to 3.4 percent its lowest rate since 1969 over 50 years ago. During the 4 years of the Donald Trump administration, every other week was a fake infrastructure week of promises about future infrastructure work that never materialized, in Joe Biden’s first year as President he negotiated, passed, and signed a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill. It will funnel billions of dollars to state and local governments to upgrade outdated roads, bridges, transit systems, airports, clean drinking water systems, and enable broadband internet access to rural America and underserved urban communities for the first time.

As high gas prices last summer worsened inflation’s impact on working-class Americans, President Biden used the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to lower gas prices, something Republicans would not do and continue to criticize Biden for doing so. And when President Biden took office in 2021 Covid-19 was a raging pandemic that had shut down the American economy and killed thousands of Americans each day. 6 months after taking office Biden restarted the American economy and transformed an out-of-control Covid-19 pandemic, that was killing thousands of Americans daily, into a controllable Covid-19 epidemic that killed tens of people monthly.

And yet according to an Associated Press-NORC Center (AP-NORC) poll, only 37% of Democrats say they want Biden to seek reelection, down from 52% in the weeks before last year’s midterm elections. Since there have been no political, economic, or military catastrophes between the November mid-terms and the AP-NORC January…

Isaac Newton Farris Jr

Isaac Newton Farris Jr. is the nephew of Martin Luther King, Jr. and serves as Senior Fellow at the King Center.