No way!

Don’t even think about not voting!

I don’t say this as someone who in any way wants to force your vote, as make no mistake, I agree you’re stuck with pretty troublesome shades of “right of centre”, whichever way you go, but I want to throw this one thing into the mix. Just from a point of stats.

Trump cannot capture the ethnic vote. To remove the ethnic vote numbers does not weaken his hand. However, because the ethnic vote has the potential to live in the hands of Hillary Clinton, it absolutely weakens Clinton’s position, making a Trump presidency much more likely.

To be clear, they’ve both got problems. However, they’re not the same level of problem. People can be more wrong than another person and this is what concerns me, as an external observer. To take the somewhat ideological stance that not voting at all is the best option, as a member of the demographic that is not represented at all in the voting populous of the heinous candidate, pushes forward the position of the heinous candidate.

It’s a numbers game. Say 150 million voters split 52:48, means 78 million versus 72 million. If 36.7% of the population are of ethnic heritage, and 35 percentage points vote for the 52%, then the loss of their vote takes the 78 million down to only 25.5 million people. It would be a whitewash! This also means minorities are then wholly reliant on white voters to do what’s best for them. To speak for them. That would be an impossible task with the remaining swing voters.

So under no circumstances should you not vote as a minority. Especially if you want to protect the lives of others. Trump won’t do that. He’s on an ego trip of epic proportions.

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EA, Stats, Math & Code into a fizz of a biz or two. Founder: Automedi & Axelisys. Proud Manc. Citizen of the World. I’ve been busy

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