It’s (partly) the Economy, Stupid. Blyth and Gilens Explain Trump

Gilens of Princeton has also shown that the bottom ~70% of the income scale have about as much impact on the political class as a gush of wind would to Trump’s hair.

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The issues most important to the richest 10% are rarely shared by those elsewhere on the income scale:

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This is reductionist all the same (note the last minute bracket added to the title), if you want other takes on the rise of right-wing populism, look here.

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