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Reader comment on item: "Republican Mob" Was Once an Oxymoron, Now It's a Reality

Submitted by The Eye Ball (United States), Jan 15, 2021 at 11:19

I think you glossed over what has happened. The Democrat Party abandoned the average blue collar worker in favor of climate change theory and critical race theory over 10 years ago. The blue collar worker was politically homeless until Trump came.

Also, the corporate mainstream media became more of a tool of the Democrat Party and largely stopped reporting news and merely attacked Trump at every turn. This is partly the result in the decline in newspapers and the rise of news feeds. The level of deception was insidious but profitable for these firms, yet the narrative could not hold in the age of the internet and mobile devices.

Country club Republicans despise the working class as vulgar and has attacked Trump for appealing to the worker class. The country club Republican accused Trump of racism which was false. George Will and Max Boot and you wanted the working class to fight your wars and get nothing in return.

Finally, Trump made Middle East peace possible and fostered American energy independence, something which decades of presidents have failed to provide.

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