Sexism and racism were likely factors for some folks in the election. For the sake of the country, though, we need to take a more ecumenical approach to dissecting this election. There was much more at play here than simple hate.

Author: David Wolf

An adviser to corporations and organizations on strategy, communications, and public affairs, David Wolf has been working and living in Beijing since 1995, and now divides his time between China and California. He also serves as a policy and industry analyst focused on innovative and creative industries, a futurist, and an amateur historian.

2 thoughts on “Understanding”

  1. I really don’t think it is hate as much as the frustration from a feeling of having been marginalized at the expense of other groups. Big difference.

    1. For most, yes. But there is a rump of ardent Trump supporters who deeply fear a shift in the ethnic balance-of-power in the United States, and who have taken that to the point of either implicit or explicit racism. We can argue about how large that rump is (ahem), but it is real, it is loud, and it believes it will have a very good friend in the White House on January 21.

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