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David Frum, author of ‘Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic’, provides a sobering analysis, striking at the core of why Trump got elected, which has relatively little to do with the candidates, and more to do with the discontent with the economic, ethical and social conditions that have been eroding America.

I was one of the few who predicted Trump would win because I heard and saw this discontent on a book tour I did in 2016. Bottom line - the average American did (do) not respect or trust the institutions, companies, leaders, and the media, who they blame for this erosion.

(Andrew Faas is the author of From Bully to Bull’s-Eye: Move Your Organization Out of the Line of Fire,’ and a Public Voices Fellow at Yale University)

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