@johngordon Likewise a lot of Trump supporters were rural non-college educated but often reasonably to quite wealthy. Culturally Trump has a lot in common with them despite his going to college. & Trump never was accepted by NYC elites.
@johngordon No Trump backers are elites who were accepted by main elites (who really cover cross section of right and left). Similarly Bernie & company are elites not in mainstream. When there are too many elites you have fights within elites for position.
Goes to show politics is mostly about identity not ideas. → "The free market has been sorting [the economy] out and America’s been losing" % Agree: Democrats: 33% Republicans: 57% https://twitter.com/williamjordann/status/806255450693992448/photo/1
Thought this about GOP for years - interesting seeing Ds pick up their bad habits → It’s fascinating to see what infuriated partisans define as “fighting dirty.” http://natl.io/knpyWU via @jimgeraghty
→ No. American consumers are taxed even if no companies move. Tariff increases production costs & limits competition. This is basic economics. https://twitter.com/scottadamssays/status/805610534955401216