Vicki Ruiz, Distinguished Professor of history and Chicano studies at the University of California, Irvine … traced Trump’s rise to two familiar phenomena: nativism and gender discrimination. She said Trump’s narrative about immigrants taking U.S. jobs, for example, proved somehow convincing to voters, despite evidence to the contrary.

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