Did racism Trump economic anxiety in US election?

Before people took to the polls to elect a new president, analysts predicted that Hillary Clinton would win by a landslide. But in a shocking turn of events, Donald Trump nabbed the top spot.

How did Trump manage to win? Was it a boost from the economically “left-behind”, as many seem to think, or did racism play a larger role?

In this week’s Reality Check, Mehdi Hasan shows how it wasn’t just economic concerns that drove voters into Trump’s hands, but mostly racial resentment.

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Source: Al Jazeera News