White Privilege Won’t Save Matt Gaetz

Try as he might, the Florida congressman will not be able to evade the consequences of his scandals

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When it comes to Trump, his political ascension is a testament to the power he’s cultivated with his talent of being an entertaining racist scammer. Gaetz is like a Dollar Tree version of that at best — but White privilege can only take a mediocre White man far.

Author of “I Can’t Date Jesus” and “I Don’t Want To Die Poor.” Houstonian.

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