Sally Kohn: Most of Trump’s Supporters ‘Are Only Voting For Him Because He’s a White Guy’

CNN Political Commentator Sally Kohn, who is supporting Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) argued that most of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s supporters “are only voting for him because he’s a white guy” on Thursday’s “Erin Burnett OutFront.”

During a discussion of Trump’s comments that Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Clinton only has the gender card, Kohn said Clinton is “still the most qualified candidate running, period, number one. And number two, if we’re going to go there, fine. Look, people are only voting for Donald Trump, most of his supporters are only voting for him because he’s a white guy. And frankly, if he were a woman, or if he were, I don’t know, let’s pick, Latino, Muslim, any of the groups that he’s stoked hatred amongst his supporters, if he were any of those, I don’t think he’d be getting support either. So, if you want to talk about gender and race, let’s talk about gender and race. But let’s really talk about the policies that these candidates support. She’s the best candidate for women, and for men, for white voters, for voters of color. That’s what people are deciding on. That’s why they’re supporting her. And, she’s a woman. Thank God. It’s time. We need a president who’s a woman.”

Kohn added that gender is a factor in both Trump’s and Clinton’s candidacies, further stating, “if you don’t think he’s been running to demonize communities of color in this country, and to demonize women. He’s called them disgusting pigs, fat slobs. Come on, he’s making gender an issue.”

(h/t Mediaite)

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