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How the Firefighters Union Explain Trump's 2016 rise


Like the blue-collar white working class police unions that supported GOP and Donald Trump for the first time since 2008's McCain campaign, the firefighters unions worldwide supported Trump as well.

Nearly 85 percent of American firefighters are white, more than 95 percent are men.

Biden is probably the only Democrat who can shave off or perform better with these blue collar union group that deserted Hillary Clinton and the Democrats in 2016. Hillary's alliance with Black Lives Matter probably didn't help either.

https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/de...ection-n699196

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/65c...f84251f615.pdf
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...the firefighters unions worldwide supported Trump as well.
Worldwide? Kazakhstan too? What a country!
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Like the blue-collar white working class police unions that supported GOP and Donald Trump for the first time since 2008's McCain campaign, the firefighters unions worldwide supported Trump as well.
"For the first time since 2008" doesn't sound too impressive. There was only one other presidential election between 2008 and 2016.
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"For the first time since 2008" doesn't sound too impressive. There was only one other presidential election between 2008 and 2016.
All of that one election fits the bill, though.
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Yankees 1996 Champs;Hillary's alliance with Black Lives Matter probably didn't help either.
A strange alliance I would say.

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When reached for comment, representatives from #BlackLivesMatter made clear their intention: Not to skewer Clinton or any individual politician, but to prompt all politicians to think about and directly address racial injustice in America. As noted in the organization’s recent press release, “Historically, all political parties have participated in the systematic disenfranchisement of Black people. Anti-black racism, especially that sanctioned by the state, has resulted in the loss of healthy and thriving Black life and well-being. Given that, we will continue to hold politicians and political parties accountable for their policies and platforms."

“You have been, in no uncertain way, partially responsible for this," they remind Clinton directly.
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.... the firefighters unions worldwide supported Trump as well.]
Really?

https://www.firerescue1.com/election...4CRo6vOhzSAXB/

“ LAS VEGAS — The International Association of Fire Fighters said Monday that it will abstain from endorsing a presidential candidate for the 2016 election. ”
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I know when I go to the polls, the first question in my mind is "How are the firemen voting?" and then I follow their lead.
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So how exactly does the Firefighters Union explain Trump's rise?
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So how exactly does the Firefighters Union explain Trump's rise?
It fits into why the white working class votes conservative.

That's why.

The Roseanne voter.
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