The bus-tour “optics” concluded today as Hillary Clinton spoke at the AME church, Imani Temple, in Cleveland Ohio. Several dozen predominately African-American (AME church network) supporters were in attendance to hear her speak:
(link) It is interesting to note the reliance on the identity politics outlined in the Clinton-Kaine venue selection for today.
However, the more concerning aspect for the Clinton campaign will be the lackluster attendance within a constituency they are absolutely dependent upon.
Is the bloom off the ruse?.
Well, that was a short-lived “bus tour”…. Four venues in three days?
Those of you familiar with the AME church network will remember the use therein by justice activists attached to the Trayvon Martin (Francis Oliver, Allen Chapel AME) and Freddie Gray (Pastor Jamal Bryant, Baltimore AME) causes.