Huge Margin Among Working-Class Whites Lifts Trump to a Stunning Election Upset

Huge Margin Among Working-Class Whites Lifts Trump to a Stunning Election UpsetA revolution against politics shook the country Tuesday, with working class whites venting their economic and cultural frustration by lifting insurgent candidate Donald Trump to the presidency.A record gender gap was part of the result, as were dramatic divisions by race, region, religion, urban/rural status and more. But chief among them was yet another demand for change – echoing the change elections of 1992 and 2008, but this time voiced by less-educated white men and women struggling with shrinking economic opportunity and dislocating social trends. …

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