Donald Trump Supremacy

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When Donald Trump won the presidential election of 2016, it shook the world. A businessman and white supremacist with no political background was going to take over all the affairs of one of the most powerful countries of the world. Not only he had no experience in the field whatsoever, he was also involved in scandal after scandal in the very first few months of his presidency. "The First White President" is an article published in October 2017 by Ta-Nehisi Coates, a journalist for The Atlantic, which talks about the foundation of Donald Trump's presidency. He affirms that white supremacy was Trump's base and power even after involving in sexual misconducts and offensive behaviors.
According to Coates, the Republicans did not view Barack …show more content…

The study from the Gallup researchers Jonathan Rothwell and Pablo Diego-Rosell found that "people living in areas with diminished economic opportunity were somewhat more likely to support Trump." But after the analysis of the election polls by the Edison Research, it was found that " Trump won whites making less than $50,000 by 20 points, whites making $50,000 to $99,999 by 28 points , and whites making $100,000 or more by 14 points ." The author also provides statistics to show Trump's dominance in every white demographic. "Trump won white women (+9) and white men (+31). He won white people with college degrees (+3) and white people without them (+37). He won whites ages 18-29 (+4), 30-44(+17), 45-64(+28), and 65 and older (+19) .Trump won whites in Midwestern Illinois (+11), whites in mid-Atlantic New Jersey (+12), and whites in the Sun Belt's New Mexico (+5)." These data shows that the election was influenced by race more than economic …show more content…

The events and statistical data of previous presidential campaign provides context to the time when Trump became involved in politics. As the white felt left out due to past presidency, he was able to win the support of people who had similar beliefs like him. Coates quotes Trump "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I would not lose any voters." This shows that even Trump knows the power he has with the support of his white voters. Even after publicly stating that his daughter is a "piece of ass", his voters continued supporting

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