Rev. Barber on the Trumpet effect

…many of those voters—not all, but many—followed Trump because he was willing to trumpet their fury and affirm their sense, deeply rooted in this nation’s history of race and class, that a new world had conspired against their interests. Trump offered no answers to their fears. He merely said, “You are right to be afraid and very afraid. Obama is the bogeyman of coming diversity that will undo the world you grew up knowing, and I alone can save you.”

–Rev. William Barber, ” We are witnessing the birth pangs of a Third Reconstruction,” ThinkProgress, 12/15/16

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