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Fri Dec 16, 2016 12:38 pm

It's a myth that Trump was elected by 'the poor' and it's a myth that needs to die.
Majority of those in that group didn't even vote.

Trump was elected by the working class. The working class does not belong to the group of poor people in the US.

The numbers do not lie. You can look at the numbers from (white) working class neighbourhoods throughout the US. Macomb County is an example - the populous 'car worker' neighbourhood in Detroit, where everyone is in a union and is paid around 50k a year or more on average in the factories. Obama won by +4 in 2012, while Trump won +12. That's a difference of +16.

In areas where half or more than half of the jobs require relatively short educations which will be easy to replace by machines or are easily moved to other countries; Unskilled factory work, shops, agriculture, simple office work etc. Trump got +35 of the votes. In areas where less than 40% of the work is "routine"
Clinton got 30%.

Trump's voters are on average paid more than the average American.

Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016 ... share&_r=1

And look at this:

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Fri Dec 16, 2016 8:37 pm

What you're referring is blue collar workers. Poor is used in the sense of people below middle class.
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Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:07 am

Which proves that the poor didn't vote for Trump.
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Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:41 pm

It's crazy that ten years ago I was at Ford Field watching Donald Trump shave Vince McMahon's head and now he's president.
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Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:55 am

Yeah I used to watch Apprentice way back when....freaking weird
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