Sharp as a tack - or The Tip Of The Spear
The issue is still race and racism (always has been) and Americans will say it all kinds of ways, but - with the exception of blacks - few will ever say it as it is:
"Many more Americans now mention a non-economic issue — such as dissatisfaction with government, immigration or ethical and moral decline — than an economic one as the top problem.”
So what does "the suit" mean?
"Fasten your seatbelts, white folks. It's going to be a bumpy night,..."