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Subject:  Re: Why Trump Is Still Their Guy Date:  4/23/2021  9:35 AM
Author:  albaby1 Number:  2352485 of 2381064

No he didn't. My father was a poor person. He grew up in true poverty. His family didn't have indoor plumbing and that was in the 50s. Trump would have disgusted my father.

I think you know what I mean. Trump is coarse, vulgar, and unrefined. Those are traits we usually don't associate with intellectual or cultural elites, and are more likely to be found in the union hall than the Davos/IMF lobby.

That's why his supporters identified with him instead of the 'elite' - because the 'elite' in right-wing populism isn't based on wealth, but on status, social class and refinement. Which Trump utterly lacks.

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