Michael Tesler: “We've found that much of the rise of Trump can be explained through the lens of identity politics.” [Asma] Khalid:” Michael Tesler is a researcher at the University of California, Irvine.” Tesler: “This idea of white grievance and white identity, that whites are the ones who have it worst in society, was a really powerful resource for Trump to tap into in a way that other politicians haven't.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.npr.org/2018/12/20/678578358/gop-insists-it-doesn-t-engage-in-identity-politics-researchers-disagree.

 

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