Trump and American #authoritarianism

Take activated authoritarians from across the partisan spectrum and the growing cadre of threatened non-authoritarians, then add them to the base of Republican general election voters, and the potential electoral path to a Trump presidency becomes clearer.

Source: Donald Trump 2016: The One Weird Trait That Predicts Whether You’re a Trump Supporter – POLITICO Magazine


  1. I hear that Trump supporters are not as reliable voters as most republicans are, and it’s hard for me to see how (fortunately) he could be a serious contender. He might end up as a third party candidate, which could scatter these authoritarian voters between him and whatever candidate the gop limps out of the barn with.

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