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Fetterman’s wife: ‘Swimming in America is historically very racist’

Gisele Fetterman, the wife of Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor and current Democratic US Senate nominee John Fetterman, recently took to a podcast and discussed several issues, including America’s alleged “racist” swim-bys and the alleged proliferation of “shelters” in mainstream society.

On Thursday, Ms. Fetterman joined the iGen Politics hosts and called that she was attempting to correct some of America’s allegedly troubling history between Children of Color and Pools.

She claimed that when her husband was first sworn in as Lieutenant Governor in 2019, she did not want her family to move into the mansion intended for the Second Commonwealth Family, but wanted to repurpose the mansion pool for the public to use.

“And while we didn’t want the villa, this villa came with a pool, which I wanted,” Fetterman told podcast co-hosts Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi.

Fetterman went on to explain why she wanted the pool.

“[T]His dream,” she said, “was to turn it into a public pool and turn it into a people’s pool and make sure young people across Pennsylvania could swim and learn safely in the water and work to right some of the grievances.” “

And Fetterman then delved into the nature of some of these water bugs.

“Historically, swimming in America is very racist,” Fetterman claimed, “and usually, if you look at the drowning statistics, it’s usually affecting kids of color because they don’t have access.”


While their claims may sound strange, they are not entirely wrong. According to that CDC, the overall black drowning rate is about 1.5 times the white rate, and the rate disparity between black and white children is even larger. Black children ages 10 to 14 are 7.6 times more likely to drown than white children, the CDC reported. However, the reason for these differences remains unclear.

The Lieutenant Governor’s mansion opened the pool to public access for some time, although the mansion has since been sold.

During her podcast appearance, Ms. Fetterman also sought to minimize her husband’s possible cognitive impairment after a massive stroke and the importance of the closed captions he currently needs to attend campaign events, including press interviews and the recent debate.

“Most people use adjustments at some level,” she said, “regardless of how bright you hold your phone when you’re reading. These are all adjustments.”

The RealClearPolitics average for the race lists Fetterman with a 0.3% lead over Oz, despite trendlines almost all moving in Oz’s favor over the past few weeks.

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