WOW : Joy Reid made comments about the demographics of Iowa

Joy Reid made comments about the demographics of Iowa that have generated a fair share of controversy. In Monday’s segment ahead of the Iowa Caucus, Reid expressed her concern about the high percentage of white Christians in Iowa who make up around 61% of the state’s popuIation.

These are white Christians. That this is a state that is over represent over represented by white Christians… Iowa is about 61% white Christian, said Reid. “The country as a whole is approximateIy 41% white Christian and in Iowa we’re talking about evangelical white Christians.”

As the first state to hold caucuses during the presidentiaI primary season, Iowa can significantly influence the direction of elections.