Just look at those people, said David Brooks at PBS. That’s all you need to know.
The broadcast focused on Election Night gatherings in Chicago and Boston. The victorious Democrats celebrated with great joy as they awaited the president’s victory speech. The Republicans moped and milled as they braced for concession. The cameras toggled between the two contrasting scenes. The difference was stark. The dancing Democrat revelers were young and beautiful, plentiful and hip, and they came in every shade imaginable. Republicans had some diversity and youth, too, but conspicuously plentiful were the proverbial old white guys in suits.