Trump screams “SILENT MAJORITY” on Twitter
On Tuesday morning Donald Trump sent an all-caps tweet “SILENT MAJORITY,” probably after something he watched on television.
A little history lesson, the “silent majority” was Richard Nixon’s battle cry to re-election, which he won in a landslide. It was an appeal to silent white blue collar men and women who don’t usually get involved in politics, to ignore Nixon’s many failures and corruption and join team Nixon.
It was a divide and concur strategy, create two groups, us vs. “them,” and pit them against each other.
Do you see any parallels today?