Journalists are now reporting that
Trump won because rural America voted for him in droves. I see a lot of
journalists reporting about the what, the who, and the how of this
election, but not many are tackling the why. I do not at all feel
qualified enough to discuss the why of this, but I don’t see anybody
bringing up the astounding poverty found in rural America and that the
desperation found in these areas is what prompted the rise of Donald
Trump. Perhaps this (article) will inspire more intelligent people than I to look
into this more deeply.
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:
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