Nik­ki Haley Tells Char­la­m­agne Tha God Why She Refus­es To ‘Play The Iden­ti­ty Pol­i­tics Game’

Nikki Haley Tells Charlamagne Tha God Why She Refuses To ‘Play The Identity Politics Game’

For­mer South Car­oli­na Gov­er­nor Nik­ki Haley respond­ed to left­ist radio host and TV per­son­al­i­ty Char­la­m­agne Tha God Wednes­day after he pressed the Repub­li­can pres­i­den­tial can­di­date on why she doesn’t “play the iden­ti­ty pol­i­tics game.”
Char­la­m­agne ques­tioned Haley, an Indi­an-Amer­i­can who is also the only female can­di­date in the Repub­li­can field, on why she doesn’t go along with the iden­ti­ty pol­i­tics play­book so often used by Democ­rats.  
“Why don’t you play the iden­ti­ty pol­i­tics game, though?” Char­la­m­agne asked Haley while guest host­ing “The Dai­ly Show.” “Because that’s some­thing Democ­rats like to do. They always talk about how diverse they are. Why don’t you get into the iden­ti­ty pol­i­tics game and play up being Indi­an more? Because a lot of vot­ers just think you’re a white woman.”
Haley respond­ed, argu­ing that iden­ti­ty pol­i­tics divides peo­ple, while she wan …