“It doesn’t matter whether Trump’s supporters are bigots; what matters is that bigotry did not bother them.

And…..this should tell you the level at which frustration with the ruling elites now exists in America.

Under normal conditions, as you propose, people of good character do not wish to associate with bigots.

And under normal conditions, as you say, people of good character shy away from bigotry.

And here, the people of the US, the vast majority of which are of good character….did not.

The outstanding question, then: Is this the fault of the people, or has their government and/or society failed them so badly that they didn’t care anymore?

I am an optimist. I believe the latter. I don’t think you agree with that assessment, and prefer to put the onus on the people, from what you’ve written.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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