Obama’s new overtime rule spotlights just who the ‘working class’ is. And it’s not Trump voters

May 18, 2016 7:17 PM

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Obama’s new overtime rule spotlights just who the ‘working class’ is. And it’s not Trump voters

Donald Trump's campaign has tapped into the economic anxiety and curdling rage that white working-class men harbor about their declining social and economic status. Trump is speaking to these people, no filter; other candidates did not. These voters love it. Hence, Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

But to believe that Trump's political fortunes are all about his empathy for and ability to speak to the American working class, you must first ignore the growing body of evidence that many of Trump's voters appear motivated -- at least to some degree -- by Trump's call for a temporary ban on all Mu...

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