Turn of Phrase

In most domains that aren’t politics, attracting a passionate minority following is a perfectly good business strategy. It’s a great way to secure ratings for a television show, for example, whether it’s The Apprentice or The Sean Hannity Show. But in politics you need a majority, and it doesn’t seem to be the case that the majority is feeling some historically anomalous level of economic discontent.

Via Evidence that voters aren’t angry about the economy after all by Matthew Yglesias writing in Vox on May 2, 2016.

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