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4. Oh, yes, the "stern father figure" holds a great attraction to minds that cannot handle nuance.
Thu Jun 6, 2019, 10:17 PM
Jun 2019

The average Trump supporter (aka Republican) tends to view the world only in basic absolutes: you’re either with us or against us, life begins at conception and that’s it, all liberals are anti-American, etc.

The tough-talking daddy speaks in simple terms. And if you praise him and adore him unconditionally, you won’t get a beating yourself, but “those others” certainly will.

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