Politics

“Peter’s Choice: Why My Student Voted for Trump” By Rick Perlstein

This past October, I taught a week-long seminar on the history of conservatism to honors students from around the state of Oklahoma. In five long days, my nine very engaged students and I got to know each other fairly well. Six were African-American women. Then there was a middle-aged white single mother, a white kid who looked like any other corn-fed Oklahoma boy and identified himself as “queer,” and the one straight white male. I’ll call him Peter. Continue to full article >>

Article via Mother Jones

 


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