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Understanding the Foundations of Trump’s America

This post was originally published on Deuxième Page. You can find it here.  Pour lire la version française de l’article, clique ici ! I have to admit, like too many of us I had been sure that Hillary Clinton would win. In fact, I even wrote a cautionary, critical article a couple of days before the election about what those who align themselves with the left need to do following her victory, working out the last fine details so it would be poised for release shortly after the winning results came in. Now that a few days have passed, I too recognize how truly out of touch I’ve allowed myself to be about the realities of the demographics in my country. I, like Clinton and the DNC, also assumed that the establishment would have its will one way or another and I had no idea how many people—even in my own family—would turn out to vote for Trump. There is a lot being said right now as people make sense of what is going on, but I want …