September 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Understanding Trump Voters and American Populism
RURAL COMMUNITIES ARE OFTEN IGNORED BY THE MEDIA. WHAT REALLY MOTIVATES THESE VOTERS?
Unlike the vast majority of journalists who cover U.S. politics, columnist Salena Zito lives far away from the centers of power and wealth. Twice a year she leaves her home in western Pennsylvania and drives thousands of miles across the country on back roads, visiting towns and rural communities, many of which supported Donald Trump for President, that are so often ignored by the national media. In this episode, we learn more about the perspective of these voters.