Nia-Malika Henderson: ‘Grievance Politics’ Has Worked for Donald Trump

‘This idea of Donald Trump versus everybody has worked’


HENDERSON: "Reince Priebus in a tweet reminded that recently saying that the rules have been in place. This is grievance politics. And this has worked for Donald Trump. This idea of Donald Trump versus everybody has worked. It doesn’t necessarily grow his base. I mean, but it very much gins those folks up. It reminds them of why they like trump, why they don’t like the establishment of Republican part of this party. So I think it works in that way. I mean, he’s been very good. I think painting himself as the victim and as sort of a message candidate who can right the wrongs that these folks, these sort of down-scale white voters have been grappling with."

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