2016 Elections

Good Times, Not Anger, Led to Trump's Rise

If the U.S. were facing more serious problems, voters would want a more serious candidate. Instead....

What's the problem?

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A Catch of the Day to Kevin Drum at Mother Jones for pointing to polling showing that, no, Republicans in 2016 aren’t especially angry about the economy. And HuffPollster notes that Republicans aren’t really angry, period, at least compared with the 2012 cycle. Drum puts it this way:

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