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City of London’s The Economist Panicked That Trump and His Support Base Aren’t Going Away

Jan. 8 , 2021 (EIRNS)—The Economist, the British Empire’s mouthpiece, devotes its Jan. 9 edition to thousands of words in a shoe-pounding attack against Donald Trump, stating with regards to its package, entitled, “Trump’s Legacy: The Shame and Opportunity,” that “be in no doubt that Donald Trump is the author of the attack on the heart of American democracy.” Yet despite dredging up myths and lies against the President, The Economist, and its controllers in the City of London and British monarchy, cannot shout away one reality: Donald Trump and the portions of the population that brought him into the Presidency, are not going anywhere, and their hatred for the City of London-Wall Street policies that destroy economies, and of endless regime-change war, will not dissipate. Hence The Economist’s panic.

One of the most vitriolic articles against Trump is entitled, “After the Insurrection: The Terrible Scenes on Capitol Hill Illustrate How Donald Trump Had Changed His Party; and How Hard It Will Be To Rid It of Him.” The article characterizes Trump as isolated and spinning out myths, and never states what Trump’s policy is. Yet, after lying that Trump was associated with pipe bombs placed at the offices of the Republican and Democratic parties, it voices its real concern over the “troubling” nature of the Senate session “that the insurrectionists interrupted.” “Over two-thirds of Republican members of the House of Representatives and over a quarter of Republican senators were on the verge of voting to magic Mr. Trump’s defeat into victory.” This is isolation?

Worse, for The Economist, is that “the large majority of Republican voters who claim to believe Mr. Trump won re-election in November are not responding to rational concerns.” Rational concerns? There have only been thousands of affidavits; the admission that millions of mail-in ballots were “valid,” for many of which there was neither a way to check signatures, nor establish a chain of custody, etc. Then, more bad news for the City of London vultures: “The belief that Mr. Trump was robbed has hardened among the Republican electorate. A poll for The Economist by YouGov this week suggested 64% wanted Congress to overturn the election result for Mr. Trump.” Isolated?

“The Republican base meanwhile was growing more radical. The Waukesha [Wisconsin] Republicans, once a bastion of well-heeled Republicans, have been transformed by an influx of super-fans. Many are working class whites, with no prior attachment to the party.” They consider Mr. Trump “to be at war with the corrupt Washington establishment.” The Economist quotes the head of the Waukesha Republican Party that Trump supporters, “are OK with being called a Republican because they support President Trump. But if they feel the party is not supporting President Trump, then they are not likely to be as loyal as Republicans were in the past.” Yet, the article goes on, what to do about Republican voters who might “indeed stay unusually loyal to their defeated leader—and how hard it will be to wean them back to moderation even if they do not. They are a new base ... who hear the President’s raging against the liberal and conservative establishments as an expression of their own frustrations in a changing country.” And much to The Economist’s chagrin, these forgotten men and women are not going away.

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