Trump Election A Perfect Storm
Last updated 6/17/2020 at 4:29pm
I recently received a plaintive email from a British friend who lives in the Caribbean asking, “What, on earth, happened up there that led to Trump being elected?”
My answer: Malcolm, as best I understand it, here’s what happened in 2016:
A large segment of America’s voters, fearful of anything different from what they’ve experienced, and rightly feeling ignored, threatened, and neglected, found a candidate whom they felt they could get behind because he had positioned himself as one of them. The truth is that Donald Trump could not possibly be more their opposite.