PBS NewsHour

Why economic anxiety is driving voters to ‘Trumpism’

Clip: 03/24/2016 | 8m 28s

Economic anxiety has taken center stage in this year’s election, driving many angry voters to rally behind Donald Trump. According to conservative Charles Murray, this anxiety can be traced back to deep-seated feelings of marginalization among working class families, exacerbated by the perceived disconnect between themselves and the political elite. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

Aired: 03/24/16

Rating: NR

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