- The Washington Times - Monday, April 3, 2017

Tina Fey warned the college-educated white women who voted for President Trump to wake up and resist, because his presidency will “eventually” brings long-lasting consequences to their lives.

The actress and comedian spoke about the presidential election in an interview with ACLU executives during a celebrity Facebook Live fundraiser for the nonprofit Friday night.

“A lot of this election was turned by, kind of, white college-educated women who now would maybe like to forget about this election and go back to watching HGTV,” Ms. Fey, 46, said. “And I would want to urge them to, like — you can’t look away, because it doesn’t affect you this minute, but it’s going to affect you eventually.”

Mr. Trump lost women overall to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the November election, but 53 percent of all white female voters voted for the Republican, exit polls suggested.

Ms. Fey said it’s important for those women not to ignore “what is happening” now that the election is over.



“I personally would like to make my own pledge to college-educated white women to not look away, not pretend that things that are happening now won’t eventually affect me if we don’t put a stop to it,” she said.

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