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Romney was presenting evidence of his viewpoint on Trump, and was expecting voters to trust his viewpoint as it was evidence of what a mainstream prominent Republican thought about Trump. How is that not evidence?
Yes, if you look at it that way it is indeed evidence. In particular it's evidence of...(read more)
Look at polls of how many people support more immigration restrictions. I think you're the one living in an elite bubble.
Look at any pole on the issue.
Original thread here.
> By "horrible racists" I mean something like: people who denigrate and/or work against the interests of some racial group(s) because they hate or fear them, or because they see the success of that group and the success of their own racial group as opposed to one another, and choose to harm the o...(read more)
Also, the problem with all the pieces that focus on Trump's style is that they completely ignore his substance. Trump's position on immigration is only "controversial" in the sense that the elite are against it while everyone else is for it. Thus it's not surprising that Trump is doing well. In fact...(read more)
Well, the "rationality" of the piece is rather dubious. For example consider your description of the "backfire effect":
> For instance, Mitt Romney condemned Trump as a “phony” and “fraud” shortly before the March 15 primaries. This type of attack only strengthens the emotional desire to vote for T...(read more)