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Why Trump’s racist tweets and rhetoric will not help him win reelection

Gervais, Bryan T. (2020) Why Trump’s racist tweets and rhetoric will not help him win reelection. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (03 Jul 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

With Trump trailing in the 2020 presidential election polls against his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, the president has returned to his 2016 campaign playbook of using racist and derogatory comments to increase his support. Bryan T. Gervais writes that Trump’s use of incendiary racial rhetoric since his election has turned off many Republican voters, and failed to unite his base behind him or to divide the country in his favor.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2020 09:18
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2021 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106078

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