Why would ‘poor white people vote for someone with a golden elevator who will f*ck them over?’

John Paul Brammer‘s writing can be found in numerous prestigious outlets (Buzzfeed, Slate, Vox), but in my opinion, some of his best writing came in the form of a tweetstorm earlier in November.

Brammer, who is Chicano, offered an eye-opening perspective on the phenomenon of white Trump supporters voting against their own interests. Why would “poor, exploited white people” vote for someone “with a golden elevator who would f*ck them over”?

Brammer breaks it down:

Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.

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