Across the board, Ilhan Omar has been a stalwart champion of policies to improve life for the working classes, including the white working class often considered Trump's base - and, perhaps, a few of those folks who were chanting for her removal.
Taylor Sappington is exactly the kind of candidate his party should want in Ohio. He couldn’t get union support. Democrats were at such a woeful level in Ohio that unions felt as if they had no choice but to make friends with some GOP candidates.
FAIR - Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
Since the 2016 elections, corporate media narratives about US politics have fixated on the “white working class” as a pivotal demographic, presented as a hardscrabble assortment of disaffected outsiders.
Donald Trump’s appeal to racial resentment worked better than it should have. The results from Tuesday suggest that his strategy might have been an effective one, even if it promises to destroy the country’s social cohesion.
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Trump got 63.5 percent of the vote to Clinton’s 32.5 percent in Westmoreland County. The county is now solidly red, but it hasn’t always been. I grew up in Westmoreland County in the 1960s and ‘70s, and the county was solidly blue. Can it change back
The Lamb victory should give heart to the surging young generation who are struggling so passionately for a better and fairer future. Despite Trump’s pandering on the issue of trade and environmental regulations, miners and steelworkers campaigned for the long-term interests of their class.
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