The GOP Is Pulling Off The Biggest Con Job In US History – It’s Time To End It

After the civil rights era, Republicans implemented the Southern Strategy. Since then, they’ve maintained their base of poor white southerners by scapegoating minorities, all while they govern for the wealthy.

Trump isn’t an accident.

He’s the natural outcome of the GOP’s Southern Strategy

Since it began, Republicans have gaslit their base into believing minorities are to blame for their economic woes, all while they fill their donors’ pockets.

You can draw a direct line from “welfare queens” to “Mexicans are taking your jobs”

It’s the biggest con job in US history.

In Episode 3 of We, The People* (our docu-series on Income Inequality), we break down how we got here.

Opinion // Donald Trump / Southern Strategy