2016 Elections

Trump Is the Change Voters Wanted

Calling his supporters deplorable only reflects badly on his opponents.

Our politics are complicated.

Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Many liberals are telling themselves a story about Donald Trump’s victory that is depressing, frightening, self-congratulatory and not entirely true: that it represents the voters’ endorsement of racism, misogyny, ignorance and generally being a jerk.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.