The Rise of Trumpism and its connect to religion

link ProWI Joined: Nov 28, 2002
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3/20/17 4:59:37 AM 
So, I’m now thinking that Trumpism can be seen, in large measure, as a reaction by white Christians against the loss of their assumed position as the social norm, against which assertions of rights for anyone else can be seen as identity politics, political correctness and so on. As is usual, as soon as I formed this idea, I found evidence for it everywhere. Obvious cases are Putin and Russian Orthodoxy, the Law and Justice Party in Poland, and Fillon in France. Looking a bit harder, I found that British Christians voted strongly for Brexit. And, in my own backyard, all the Trumpist parties I described in this post (except, I think, Palmer’s) are strongly Christianist.

link Emir Joined: Aug 9, 2014
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3/20/17 7:23:44 AM 
In reply to ProWI

Good article

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