By Nicholas Stix
Outer Boroughs Affect: Why Snobs Like Charles Murray Won’t Vote For Trump (Despite Agreeing With Him)
A friend watched the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with an older, conservative, Southern, female, relative. She was distressed by the Republican presidential nominee’s style—even though, to my eye, he pulled his punches.
Since I have so much in common with Trump, I feel uniquely qualified to explain why she was so put off by the candidate. Trump is at least 6’2,” while I’m… not. Trump went off to Wharton, while I attended the Asphalt League. Trump is a billionaire, while I have spent my life scheming and clawing my way up to the exalted reaches of the lower working class.
Hmm. Let’s try that again.
For all his riches, Trump is still an Outer Boroughs guy at heart. Like me!...
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