Why Do Those Who Are Not Wealthy Support Trump ?

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    Many of Trumps supports who voted for him and are sticking by him are not well off. While it is true that the further up the income ladder you go, the great support the support for Trump was in 2016, amazingly 41 % of those earning under $30K and 42% of those earning between $30 and $50K voted for him:

    http://www.businessinsider.com/exit-polls-who-voted-for-trump-clinton-2016-11/#by-income-clinton-led-only-among-voters-with-a-2015-family-income-under-50000-a-group-that-included-36-of-the-voters-in-the-exit-polls-4

    Yes, during the campaign, he made many promises to the working middle class which, of course went out the window in the form of the recent tax giveaway to the wealthy. Yet, I have seen little evidence that those people are abandoning him in large numbers

    What is going on here? Trump once said, ' I love the poorly educated" Yes, he does and for good reason. They have been easily duped into supporting him, and continuing to support him despite the fact that everything that Trump does and everything that he says indicates that it is the wealthy and privileged - who tend to be better educated that he really "loves". The connection between education and wealth /income is irrefutable

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/steven-strauss/the-connection-between-ed_b_1066401.html

    Or ….. are there other forces at work that intersect at Trump . Let’s consider cognitive abilities*- which are highly indicative of educational level- and race

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/millennial-media/201304/do-racism-conservatism-and-low-iq-go-hand-in-hand

    Lower cognitive abilities predict greater prejudice through right wing ideology

    Bottom line: Lower intelligence equals low income Trump Supporters who have a marked tendency toward racism.

    Those same people tend to own guns as well and Trump is not a big fan of gun control:

    http://www.guns.com/2013/11/03/study-finds-correlation-racism-white-gun-owners-video/

    The picture is almost complete: A high correlation between support for Trump, low cognitive ability, racism and now guns. But there is one more variable to consider, the role of religion. We know that a good deal of Trumps support comes from religious zealots, namely the Evangelicals. Why is that? It turns out that it ties in very neatly with the intelligence factor:

    http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1088868313497266


    So there we have it the complete picture -Intelligence and cognitive ability, Race, Guns, and now Religion. My work is done here.

    * https://www.education.com/reference/article/iq-school-achievement/
     
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    They are like the throngs who go to church every sunday to be preached at that they will be saved.
     
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    Why do parrots regurgitate leftist psycobabble on message boards?
     
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    The idea of earning one's living honestly and honourably is lost on worthless parasites such as TheRegressiveParasite, who can imagine no other way of living than on wealth stolen from others who have worked to produce and earn it. This is the whole of the basis for the OP—that he cannot imagine why those of us who are not wealthy would prefer the opportunity to earn what wealth we can honestly, over having it stolen on our behalf.
     
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    Because Dems suck......
     
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    Perhaps Donald Trump's positive message of job growth and bringing industry back to America is more appealing than the Democrats message of "Give up, you are losers the government will take care of you".
     
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    You lying, condescending prick, he didn't say, "I love the poorly educated." He said, "I love all my supporters, educated and uneducated." Since I cauight you in a lie up front, I'm not reading the rest of your long-winded, putrescent filth, which I assume is more of the paranoid crybaby shit you keep recycling over and over and over again. You liberals are the psychopaths who have spent EIGHT fucking years spewing your dehumanizing hatred at the white working class, courtesy of that Obama n*gger's smoldering grudge against whites. Liberal filth want to take everything from the working class whites and hand it over to the criminal dregs of the third world. And you don't have the courtesy (or capability) of speaking a truthful sentence.
     
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    Didn't know you had to be wealthy to vote for Trump.
     
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    Trump supporters are retarded. Yesterday Drudge was celebrating the 4th quarter's 2.6% GDP growth as if Christ had descended from the heavens.
     
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    Yet. Give the alt-right a little time.
     
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