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Response to guillaumeb (Reply #4)

Sat Dec 3, 2016, 05:43 PM

7. Thanks for the welcome!

I stand corrected about the popular vote per state.

There definitely was a LOT of voter suppression, but there is also a difference in culture.

I live in a small town in Michigan, and we have lost a large number of good, manufacturing jobs in this town over the last 20--30 years. Those good-paying union jobs were replaced with minimum wage service jobs. People here don't want to move away from the place where their families have lived for generations, and the result is that their standard of living has substantially decreased. I can understand why a snake oil salesman promising "those jobs are coming back" would have a lot of appeal to desperate people.

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