Republican congressman: Class, not race, is the dominant struggle of our political age

THE RACE TO 2020 | 10/11/2017 | Daniel Allott
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Class, not race, is the dominant struggle of our political age, says Rep. Paul Mitchell, who represents Michigan’s 10th congressional district covering parts of Macomb County and the rest of Michigan’s thumb.

We recently sat down with Mitchell, a Republican, to talk about race and class, attacks on police officers and the Black Lives Matter protests, among other topics. After a career owning and running a nonprofit health school, Mitchell turned his attention to politics.

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Mitchell said that the left focuses on racial struggles, but the real struggle is between “the haves and the have nots.”

“And I tell you the people who get up every day and go to work here in Macomb County, they’re tired of hearing how they owe everybody else something because they get to go to work everyday.” Mitchell says his constituents don’t want other people to go hungry or homeless but “they also want people to have the expectation that you’re going to...
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