“But can Trump voters be convinced that things are getting better when they aren’t? The truth is that I don’t know. Views on many issues are driven by motivated reasoning, and when people say that things got worse under Obama, what they may really be saying — whatever the actual question was — is ‘I hate the idea of a black man in the White House.'”
The Opposite of Carnage, by Paul Krugman, NY Times, January 21, 2017
I sometimes wonder what Trump voters really want. Maybe they just want everyone to be as miserable as they are. Oh well, it’s going to be a long four years.