Is the U.S. Ready for Post-Middle-Class Politics? – The New York Times

Source: Is the U.S. Ready for Post-Middle-Class Politics? – The New York Times

A particular vision of the American dream has shaped elections for decades. What happens when people stop believing in it?

“The upper middle class are surprised by the rise of Trump. The actual middle class are surprised we’re surprised.” – Richard V. Reeves, a scholar at the Brookings Institution