Tag: working class whites
The Establishment has forcefully pushed the explanation that Clinton lost due the fact that “working class whites” voted for Trump because they are racist. I was surprised to hear this theory, because as a poor white person, I know that the rich always vote for Republicans and the poor have very consistently voted for Democrats.
The left is trying to figure out how we lost this election to Trump, and it is a worthy and important question. The most common reason that has been proposed is that working class whites voted for Trump because they are racist, but there are several problems with that argument, and it’s reflective of the
I keep asking people to allow for complexities, one because I’m a historian and I like to be accurate, but two because it allows us to see absurdities in the system. Currently, it in vogue to argue that poor white people are not oppressed or are less oppressed and therefore less important. There are two