This article gets right to the heart of it. It explains why Drumpf has gotten where he is. More importantly, it shows that dismissing the reason, because we don’t like the messenger, is like sticking our heads in the sand.
it would be foolhardy to suggest that Trump cannot win. He can; and he can in part because of the liberal intellectual arrogance that dismisses the economic, social and cultural problems his rise has underscored. Whatever happens in November, these problems will persist, and it will take major public and private investment and an unlikely rebirth of bipartisanship in Washington to make any dent in them.
Here it is again, straight from one of the disenfranchised, and she’s one of them who has a job!
“I love Trump,” she declares. “He shoots from the hip.”
But, I ask, isn’t that dangerous?
“I don’t care. After all we’ve been through, I just don’t care.”
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