Posted by Kelly on March 11, 2016 at 11:45:12:
In Reply to: Re: Why Trump is winning - book needed posted by FJ on March 11, 2016 at 10:41:32:
: : Here is my analysis. The reason Trump is winning is NOT because the Republican party has gone crazy; it is because many Americans are caught up in the polarization that has become the norm in 21st century America. Nobody seems to be noticing that the Trump voters are NOT Republicans. They are people who have never voted before (at many of the polling places, they are running out of the forms used to sign up new voters). In other words, they are people who turned out specifically to vote for Trump. They like his "against" rhetoric - against the establishment, against politicians against anybody not white. Yes, they are racists, but not in the traditional anti-black sense - they dislike anybody who is not like them.
: It's all over but the shouting. Trump is going to be the Republican candidate. Speculation will now turn to who he will choose as his running mate. What do you all think?
I think he'd better pick a minority as his VP if he wants to have end a ghost of a chance. How about a Hispanic woman?
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