WATCH: How race, gender, and rhetoric can affect an election

Nov 19, 2018

It’s fairly easy to recall some of the rhetoric that dominated the 2016 presidential election. “Nasty women,” “deplorables,” and “bad hombres” are just a few of the phrases that characterized an historic election that people are still talking about. A new book with a local connection examines the impact of such figures of speech and how gender and racial politics were front and center in the 2016 presidential election.