Hello,

" What if Putin is black and Obama is white?"

Source: https://9gag.com/gag/azrr0Oz/what-if...obama-is-white


Since it’s a hypothetical situation, why does it not use the subjunctive mood?
Could it be better to say “what if Putin were black and Obama were white”?

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