Democrats are trying to extend their reach into the South thru to North Carolina and even Georgia….
Dreaming of getting every state touching the Atlantic coast except for South Carolina….
Harris is trying bring out the growing amount of minority vote along with beleaguered Southern Democratic voters….
Polling has shown that Democrats might just be able to marshal enough votes to post a win in the state for Biden/Harris…
The multicultural makeover of the Atlanta suburbs that has eroded so much Republican advantage in Georgia was evident Sunday in the signs on display at Senator Kamala Harris’s rally in a Gwinnett County parking lot. They declared, “Vietnamese Americans for Biden.” And “Latinx for Biden” and “Todos Con Biden” and “Desis for Biden Harris,” a reference to people with origins in the Indian subcontinent. They were in Spanish, and Chinese.
Gwinnett County is at the heart of an emerging Georgia that speaks different languages, cooks different barbecue (sometimes), and represents a big advantage for the Biden-Harris ticket this year. Though Mr. Trump won Georgia by five percentage points in 2016, current polls show the race in a dead heat.
Some Republicans in the state have acknowledged that the party’s problems could extend beyond 2020 if they do not find a way to speak to the state’s minority contingent, who may eclipse whites as a majority by 2028.
Standing outside of Infinite Energy Center, an arena about a half-hour’s drive from downtown Atlanta, Ms. Harris leaned hard into the idea that the Trump administration did not have the best interest of minorities at heart. She noted that Mr. Trump had questioned President Barack Obama’s citizenship, malignedMexican immigrants, entertained the idea of banning Muslims from entering the United States, and called white nationalist protesters “fine people.”
“Georgia, we are better than this,” Ms. Harris said. “We deserve better than this!”….
image….Credit…John Amis/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, via Associated Press