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In spite and because of

09/11/2020

A useful contribution and one I have some agreement with, although I would not vote for Trump on those grounds

Homepaddock

How could so many good people, many of them devout Christians to whom so much of what Donald Trump did, said and stood for should have been anathema,  support him?

Economist Alex Tabarrok has an answer:

I think he’s right. At least some voters looked past Trump’s many personal and political failings because their opposition to the left’s cultural warfare was greater.

The alternative they were voting against, wasn’t necessarily policies President-elect Joe Biden was promoting but the divisive behaviour and views of some of his supporters.

They were voting against cancel culture, identity politics and the labeling of anyone who didn’t buy…

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