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Living by identity politics? Die by it too

The Democratic Party, pre-occupied with the politics of identity, is now hobbled by it, with the unearthing of the skeletons in the closets of Virginia's top leaders

Can Virginia's Governor Northam be forgiven for racist behaviour from the past - behaviour that evokes the darkest chapters of US history from slavery to segregation?

FOR many Democrats, the Commonwealth of Virginia represents the future of their political party. For several decades, Virginia - where the capital of the Confederacy of the slave-owning southern states during the American Civil War was located - was considered to be a solid "red" or Republican-...

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