Why the Left should appeal to the white male identity ■ Matthew Johnson / Contributed Liberals and progressives, with the notable exception of Bernie Sanders, too often fail to appeal directly to white men in the United States. I am not suggesting that they fail to appeal to individual white men or that white men are not interested in their platform; I am suggesting that left-wing activists and politicians often do not even attempt to reach out to white men as a group. This is despite the left’s long-time embrace of identity politics. Why cede so much ground to the right? Why permit Fox News and other conservative media to target
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