Consortium News:ㅤThe Specious ‘US Voter Apathy’ Spin

Wilmer J. Leon on the decline in American voters’ interest in the two major parties and their presidential candidates. Voting booth in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, November 2023. (Lorie Shaull, Flickr, CC BY 2.0) By Wilmer J. Leon, III Black Agenda Report One of the popular narratives that was disseminated in mainstream America media to explain Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign loss to Donald Trump was post-Obama voter apathy in the African American community.  According to The