In an age of identity politics, Rangel had little time for cheap displays of racial solidarity.
He is speaking to issues of common point rather than of identity politics.
All this is to say that the identity politics charge won't stick.
“identity politics is dying,” said Eric Foster, a campaign consultant in Detroit.
Absent the role of identity politics, it's not obvious that Thomas would have been Bush's first choice.
Some balk at the idea of even seeming to play the same "identity politics" they've long accused Democrats of.
The tribal conflict and identity politics of the show—and, indeed, most reality TV—are what Americans want now.
The State of Israel, to my mind, was another stage of the identity politics that we had practiced in Brooklyn.