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How the Karen Meme Benefits the Right

Uncool, middle-aged white women are Democrats’ best hope for unseating Trump. Why does the online left hate them so much?

I am late to the Karens, which probably makes me Karen-ish — that is, white, middle class, middle-aged, female, college-educated, from Midwestern suburbia, and too distracted to track what’s trending…




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Nina Burleigh

Nina Burleigh

Writer, explorer, national politics, 6 books, NYC.

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