Roosevelt Montás: Why Americans Are Reaching for Pitchforks

Explaining the great economic and demographic shifts that fueled the rise of Trump

Editor's note:

This article was originally published by the New York Daily News on Nov. 8, 2017.

Roosevelt Montás
November 10, 2016

In an article published election morning, Roosevelt Montás presciently describes the changes that led to Trump's success and why policy, ideology, and even scandals seemed far less important to voters than a chance to upend the entrenched political system.