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In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

One out of three Americans is afraid of Civil War


Democrats winning in West Virginia, Americans Afraid of Civil War

That indicates Republicans are likely to have a hard time attracting support from Trump voters in the Midwest. For all their passion, the Trump voters seem to prefer the conservative status quo in both parties.

One reason why Democrats are doing well in West Virginia is that rank and file voters don’t buy the media’s claims that the GOP is “Trump’s Party” and still distrust the Republican establishment. Strangely enough, disgruntled Trump voters might be the key to Democratic victory in 2018 – at least in Coal Country.
Ojeda’s popularity indicates that Trump voters are not as socially conservative as many think. The State Senator also demonstrates that there is a strong leftwing constituency in the U.S. military that might play an outsized role in upcoming elections.

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