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Larger-Than-Life u.s: Class Grievances and Cast Ballots

larger-than-life u.s: But it is also an attempt to build a political movement that speaks to the racial and class grievances of those Americans - mainly white - who view themselves as outsiders, according to The Chronicle Herald. In the lead-up to Tuesday's special election, Trump tried to mobilize his base of so-called deplorables behind discredited Republican candidate Roy Moore. It is an idiosyncratic style based in large part on the personality quirks of the larger-than-life U.S. president. He failed. Exit polls indicate that 72 per cent of white men who voted had backed the former judge. True, those whites who cast ballots voted overwhelmingly for Moore. ( As reported in the news.