Many supporters of Bernie Sanders do not like Hillary Clinton and are vowing that they will never vote for her. The more affluent of his supporters could always vote with the Green Party, though most will settle for Clinton after all. But what about the white working class voters who are victims of the current economy and who have been giving Sanders his big wins in industrial rust belt states?
They may well have common cause with Donald Trump, who also does well with this demographic and who advocates some of Sanders’ policies. Might some of those disaffected blue collar Democrats vote for Trump? And might that turn some Blue states Red and give Trump the victory? Charles Krauthammer thinks it’s a possibility. [Read more…]