“White racial resentment has been gaining political power for decades”

Adam M. Enders and Jamil S. Scott for the Monkey Cage:

Let’s be more particular. White racial resentment has remained remarkably stable over time. But that racial resentment has become much more highly correlated with particular political attitudes, behaviors and orientations. More and more, white Americans use their racial attitudes to help them decide their positions on political questions such as whom to vote for or what stance to take on important issues including welfare and health care.

 

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