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Obama-to-Trump voters were a big part of the Trump’s surprise victory. So were their attitudes about race.
Trump reaffirms his support for Saudi Arabia despite the CIA’s conclusion that MBS had Jamal Khashoggi killed, and a New York Times story reveals that Trump wanted the Justice Department to prosecute his political enemies. Photo by April Brady / POMED via Wikimedia Commons
In Part 2, Tyler Reny discusses how the false “white economic anxiety” media narrative prevailed for so long, historical precedence of vote switching, and projecting its effect on the 2020 election.
Tyler Reny joins the show to discuss his recently published paper entitled “Vote Switching in the 2016 Election: How Racial and Immigration Attitudes, Not Economics, Explain Shifts in White Voting.”
As centrists and Republicans lament the erosion of our norms, the Trump administration lowers the refugee cap and Steve King doubles down on his openly fascist rhetoric.    Steve King photo…
Matt Ruby speaks with Selena Coppock about her book, feminism, politics, and more. Jacqueline Soller and J. McVay on ‘Leave No Trace.’ John Knefel on the Supreme Court’s recent decision on gerrymandering. A performance from Lanz’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

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