Jim Webb: White Working People Just Do Not Believe ‘Democrats Like Them’

Remember Jim Webb? He ran for president as a Democrat and said all along he felt the party was too liberal. Well, now he believes his thesis has been proven with Donald Trump‘s victory.

He appeared on Tucker Carlson‘s new Fox show tonight and said that Democrats used to stand for working people regardless of race, but in the past few years the party has been more about “interest group politics” and making white working people a “whipping post.”

Webb argued that things like affirmative action have made many white people feel excluded and that even if they’re poor and hurting, they will always be told they’re privileged because of their race.

He told Carlson people just believe in “fairness” and not diversity programs that “exclude” people for being white.

And, quite frankly, Webb added that many white working people just don’t feel like Democrats like them that much.

Watch above, via Fox News.

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