It’s Time to Smell the Shit


People voted for Trump because he was speaking to them about their pain, and making unreasonable promises about how great the future would be for them.

At the same time he was unforgivably awful to all sorts of subpopulations of Americans. The people who voted for him either embraced that hate or ignored it.

This means two things for the rest of us.

First, it means we need to help Trump voters smell their particular shit, which is going to be hard for them, because many of them actually trusted Trump’s promises. That means we document all the ways their expectations have been unmet in the next four years. We have to keep track of the inevitable blame game that Trump is so good at, where he will vilify random people when he fails to deliver his promises.

Second, it means we need to carefully watch all those people who…

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