What upsets me most about this election is this: Trump’s victory is obviously shocking, and he won due to a crazy-high turnout from uneducated, low class voters throughout the country. A lot of these people, due to their inability to improve their lives, feeling trapped in their poverty, were prepared to do anything they could to shake the very foundation of the system they felt so disenfranchised by. I truly believe that a large percentage of Trump’s voters voted for him, not because they believed in any of the racist, sexist, xenophobic things he said, but because they felt like he gave them a voice in a political system that was never prepared to hear them. The saddest part is that these people, due to their disadvantaged position, are going to be the ones most hurt by the Trump Legacy. If Trump repeals Obamacare, millions of these very same people will be without health insurance. Trump doesn’t care about these people, but these people voted for him because they felt they needed to escape from the current political system, regardless of how they might get there.


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