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Those two (they should get married), represent an authoritarian backlash insofar that they stand for a patriarchic system of yesteryear (gilded age to 1950s). A better explanation: they fill the econonomically populist and anti-immigrant / socially conservative quadrant. Which is why Trump is having such high numbers. Both Democrats and Republicans are socially more liberal and economically more conservative than large chunks of the base - thus the Trump fans. Welfare state? 'You earned it! But only if you're a good native.'

Schengen is toast!
by epochepoque on Wed Sep 2nd, 2015 at 04:33:15 PM EST
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