The election, Rauner told reporters, is “about the people against a corrupt, broken system. It’s about the people of Illinois demanding more value for their taxes and a lower tax burden, the people of Illinois demanding more jobs, more economic opportunity and the people of Illinois demanding an end to the corruption in our system by getting term limits.” … [Read more...] about Trump factor looms large in Illinois governor primary campaigns
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Paul Froese, director of the Baylor Religion Surveys, told HuffPost that Christian nationalism has long been used as a pillar of anti-immigration sentiment in American politics. In the 1950s, Christian nationalists used this ideology to help inspire anti-Communist sentiment, arguing that communism threatened to make the U.S. both socialist and atheist. … [Read more...] about Researchers Discover Common Thread Among Christians Who Voted For Trump
If conservatives want to win black votes, telling that bloc that racism does not exist and calling those voters childish when they object is probably not the best approach — even when endorsed by a hip-hop artist once celebrated by black thinkers. … [Read more...] about Kanye West’s embrace of a black Trump supporter not well-received
“I didn’t have Roseanne the character become a Trump supporter because I am,” she continued. “I had her become a Trump supporter because she’s a working class person and it is the working class that elected Donald Trump. So, in being true to that little demographic, I had to do it.” … [Read more...] about Roseanne Barr: I Thanked Trump for Moving Embassy to Jerusalem
A perplexing truth was one big reason for President Trump's early success: The Ivy League-educated billionaire from New York had a style that won over much of the working white middle class in America's flyover country. One of the most cited reason for the demographic's support for Trump is that he gets them, from their values to their communication style, and his Twitter feed reflects the Trump you see on the rally stage and on camera. … [Read more...] about Do Trump’s Twitter typos and grammar errors actually endear him to his base?