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Scott Lemieux 23 Jun 18
In addition to the silliness of "it's shocking a Ron Paul-supporting neoconfederate still supports Donald Trump," Peter's framing also misses the fact that "affluent white person" is A TYPICAL TRUMP SUPPORTER
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Scott Lemieux 23 Jun 18
Replying to @LemieuxLGM
The *marginal* Trump voter might be a white person without a college degree doing only OK, but the *typical* Trump voter is an affluent or more white person
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Scott Lemieux
An affluent white businesswoman with a long history of neoconfederate activism is basically the most overdetermined Trump supporter imaginable. How can you work at the NYT political desk and not know this?
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JP Stormcrow 23 Jun 18
Replying to @LemieuxLGM
In Loudon County Virginia ...
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James Moody 23 Jun 18
Replying to @LemieuxLGM
Again, he’s writing a fucking book about this to be released in 2019, and either doesn’t know it, or he’s lying
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Dorothy Fortenberry 23 Jun 18
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The electorally significant Trump voter is a union welder whose sister has a pill problem. The average Trump voter is a dentist with a boat.
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Keen Observer 23 Jun 18
Replying to @LemieuxLGM
We really shouldn’t have to educate a NYT reporter about Lew Rockwell, the NAFTA superhighway, and the Amero.
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JD Carpentieri 23 Jun 18
Replying to @LemieuxLGM
He knows it, he just cares more about constructing a compelling narrative. Journalism’s version of p-hacking
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Cullen Martin 23 Jun 18
Replying to @LemieuxLGM
It's known as The Peter(s) Principle.
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Abintra🌎🌍🌏 23 Jun 18
The latter
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Memnos✊🏼✊🏽 23 Jun 18
Hit the nail right on the head there. I know a couple of them. Really unpleasant smug not all that informed...
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Наталья Паршина 25 Jun 18
...who, after a few drinks, expounds on how tedious it is to see so many of their HARD EARNED DOLLARS taxed away to support THOSE PEOPLE.
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