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“Why do rural poor Americans vote against their economic interest?”

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A series of tweet I had come across a while ago, which I thought I had saved a link to, because I wanted to reproduce it since they were excellent… But then discovered I hadn’t, tried to locate them but failed and ended up kicking myself.

And then, I came across it today on Facebook and here it is…the reproduction!

Enjoy! I did!

References (added after the publication of the blog)

Politico Magazine (Dec. 2017) Does the White Working Class Really Vote Against Its Own Interests? Trump’s first year in office revived an age-old debate about why some people choose race over class—and how far they will go to protect the system. [Added on Jan. 1, 2018.]





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