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The Dems' disconnect with working-class voters | The NC Triad's altweekly
During the 2016 election progressives comforted themselves with an unquestioned faith that, as Republicans coalesced behind the Trump crazy train, voters would recoil at the GOP nominee’s ostentatious sexism, disrespect for military veterans and other profound liabilities, and punish the party as a whole. Instead, Trump swiped a handful of Democratic-leaning Rustbelt states and won …