He, instead, is appealing to a purely nostalgic vision of American careerism, one that was nearly impossible for Hillary Clinton, with all her scandals, however invented, to rebut.
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It was either tell them what they want to hear, “Jobs are coming back! Things will be back to normal!” (which is fantasy) or try and tell them a complicated truth (that the entire system failed them, but plenty of blame to go around and the solutions aren’t simple).