The Myth of the Rust Belt Revolt

Donald Trump didn’t flip working-class white voters. Hillary Clinton lost them.
Pub Date: 
Thu, 12/01/2016

In short, the story of a white working-class revolt in the Rust Belt just doesn't hold up, according to the numbers....
This data suggests that if the Democratic Party wants to win the Rust Belt, it should not go chasing after the white working-class men who voted for Trump. The party should spend its energy figuring out why Democrats lost millions of voters to some other candidate or to abstention.