Monday, November 14, 2016
'We're called redneck, ignorant, racist. That's not true': Trump supporters explain why they voted for him
At LA Times by Mark Z. Barabak and Nigel Duara
When Audrey Kaatz and Ashley Wright finally decided whom to support for president, they kept the choice to themselves.
They admired his business sense and blunt-spoken style. But voting for Donald Trump was not something the two were comfortable discussing before the election. Not with their friends. Not with their boyfriends.
Certainly not with their boss, a Democrat who supported Hillary Clinton.
“People were scared to say they were voting for him,” Kaatz, 27, said as she stepped away from the bang of a cash register and the thrum of hair dryers at the upscale salon in Scottsdale where the two women work.