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He has all the outward trappings of what the common man would call elite, but not the breeding or the bone.

Yep. It's lowbrow versus highbrow. And boy is Trump lowbrow.

More than a few times, I saw Trump described as "a poor person's idea of a rich person." It was usually meant as an insult. But it's actually not. It's the reason why Trump appealed to his base.

Sure, he was rich. But he had the tastes, sensibilities, values, intellectual predilections, and beliefs of a poorer person. He's not using his wealth to have spiritual 'experiences,' attend Davos, give Ted talks, or go on vegan cleanses in international locales. He basically covered all his carp with gold and tried to get laid by as many hot chicks as he could. You know - like a "commoner" would. He acts like an "ordinary" person would, if that "ordinary" person won the MegaMillions.

Which is why they vastly prefer him to those liberal 'elites,' even those who advocate for the economic interests of the poor. Because they see him as a deep believer in the cultural and social interests of the poor in a way that intellectual elites never are. His jingoistic nationalism and disdain for pencil-necked nerdlingers put him squarely on their side against the real 'elites' of the country, who they think would never spend more than ten minutes with them on the factory floor before getting 'triggered' and narcing them out for creating a hostile work environment when they tell that great dirty joke they heard.

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