“Shit-Life Syndrome,” Trump Voters, and Clueless Dems, by Bruce E. Levine

Posted: January 6, 2020 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

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The Democrats could greatly help their own cause if they seriously considered why people vote for Trump, instead of just casting aspersion at those voters. From Bruce E. Levine at counterpunch.org:

Photograph Source: Frank Boston – CC BY 2.0

Getting rid of Trump means taking seriously “shit-life syndrome”—and its resulting misery, which includes suicide, drug overdose death, and trauma for surviving communities.

My state of Ohio is home to many shit-life syndrome sufferers. In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton lost Ohio’s 18 electoral votes to Trump. She got clobbered by over 400,000 votes (more than 8%). She lost 80 of Ohio’s 88 counties. Trump won rural poorer counties, several by whopping margins. Trump got the shit-life syndrome vote.

Will Hutton in his 2018 Guardian piece, “The Bad News is We’re Dying Early in Britain – and It’s All Down to ‘Shit-Life Syndrome’” describes shit-life syndrome…

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