Thanks to this concise tweet by Salon‘s Amanda Marcotte
https://t.co/flPc1A77w9 Trump’s supporters aren’t one pamphlet on democratic socialism away from feeling the Bern.
— Amanda Marcotte (@AmandaMarcotte) March 22, 2016
For alerting me to the piece by her fellow Salon writers Sean McElwee and Jason McDaniel on how it truly has been racism, and not economic angst as so many believe, that has fueled the rise of Donald Trump.
The American National Election Studies 2016 Pilot Study, a presidential primary extension of a long-running election survey, asked 1,200 eligible voters about the election, and their views on race, from Jan. 22 – 28, 2016. The poll had a number of questions designed to measure racial animus. Continue reading