Sunday, 28 February 2016

Are The Lower Classes Finally Free to Express Themselves? Trump & Brexit Editions

In Britain and America, it's "revenge of the plebs."
Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit looks at how the Trump phenomenon in America and the push for British exit from the EU ("Brexit") are challenging longstanding conventions about who is allowed to express themselves in what ways. In each case, pro-Trump and pro-Brexit attitudes were once identified largely (and erroneously) with lower-income and lower-education parts of the public. That's changing, says Reynolds, and it's part of a larger cultural shift on both sides of the pond:

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