Tuesday, April 12, 2016

““When I ask Trump supporters what they love most about...

""When I ask Trump supporters what they love most about his rallies, they're at a loss; all of it, they say, "just, just" — the way it makes them feel," writes @jeffsharlet, who traveled around the U.S. to attend #Trump rallies for this week's @nytmag cover story. While politicians have long borrowed passion and righteousness from religion, he continues, "no other major modern figure has channeled the tension that makes Scripture endure, the desire, the wanting that gives rise to the closest analogue to Trumpism: the prosperity gospel, the American religion of winning." The photographer @dedecim captured @realdonaldtrump speaking at a rally in Fountain Hills, Arizona, last month. Visit the link in our profile to see more photos by @dedecim and to read the full story by @jeffsharlet." By nytimes on Instagram.

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