Darryl Cooper’s answer is simple and compelling, based on a string of verified facts. From Cooper at zerohedge.com:
As the ruling class went to absurd lengths to try and dismantle Donald Trump, pissed off supporters watched in horror as a captured media peddled lie after lie – typically based on anonymous leaks from deep state bureaucrats, and as powerful agents within America’s intelligence apparatus falsified evidence and collaborated with foreign operatives paid by Trump’s political opponents.
In doing so, they exposed themselves to anyone not already paying attention.
Darryl Cooper, aka @MartyrMade, has assembled what might be the most accurate summation of why Trump supporters – the vast majority of conservatives – are livid after the past five years. Cooper, a researcher and writer, is the co-host of The Unraveling Podcast with retired US Navy SEAL commander Jocko Willink, and has hosted several deep-dive podcasts on a number of topics.
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