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17. mixed bag, i think
Sun May 29, 2016, 12:46 AM
May 2016

on the one hand, Trump seems to feed off the energy and so do his ardent supporters
on the other hand, someone who shows up to protest Trump is a visible voter lost to the GOP for this election cycle, and quite possibly their friends and family too

the police response to crack down on protests energizes a base which thrives on demonstrative repression of vocal minorities
at the same time, it shows many in the electorate that a Trump-run government would be unstable and repressive, which is still unpopular

so mixed bag, i think it's a wash.

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