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July 27, 2016
The angry white voter: Who is he?
Commentators have regularly railed against white males who are mad at their economic situation. They have called these "angry white voters" conservatives refusing to give up their power structure. These "white privileged" males are described as the impediment to a better and more equitable society by those on the political left. But do these commentators know whom they are decrying? Clearance Page of the Chicago Tribune feels that these are the middle-class white male voters not participating in the growth of the American economy. He feels that these are the persons demonstrating the uglier side of this nation. Yet Jerry Gehl claims to be an angry white voter who prefers more liberal politics. To Gerri Willis of Fox Business Network, these persons are the middle class who have seen their incomes fall since 2006. These people are struggling to pay for their children's college education, pay for automobiles, their...(Read Full Post)