Trump's Risky Bet Against Political Correctness

Politicians can reject taboos and still get elected in Europe, but not in the U.S.

It's OK to be a maverick politician. But risky.

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Donald Trump's success in the polls has stunned many who consider him "an unelectable boor and narcissist," as The Economist put it Friday. Why do people appear willing to vote for him -- do they actually agree with the bigoted rubbish he spouts?

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