Finally, even if Woods’s assessment of the data is correct, it’s not clear what the takeaway is. The ultimate conclusion ( pace the headline) is very narrow: “Racial attitudes made a bigger difference in electing Trump than authoritarianism.” Okay. But perhaps neither made remotely as big a difference as income levels or, as Nate Silver has suggested, levels of education . And, of course, all of this must be considered in the context of Nate Cohn’s finding : “Overall, almost one in four of President Obama’s 2012 white working-class supporters defected from the Democrats in 2016, either supporting Mr. Trump or voting for a third-party candidate.”
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