One chart that could help explain the rise of anti-establishment politics

Louis Dor
Friday 04 March 2016 01:00
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Are you looking at Donald Trump's Super Tuesday victory, dumbfounded, wondering how the world ever got to the point that this man may be the Republican nominee in a presidential race?

Glad we're not the only ones - we've found a poll which may help explain it.

A poll for YouGovUSA's First Verdict, published by CapX, showed that 84 per cent of Americans felt that the people responsible for the 2008 financial crisis got away with it:

The near-unanimity of this poll helps to explain not just the meteoric rise of anti-establishment candidate Trump, but also the strong following for the Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders - who trails Hillary but has produced an unexpectedly close race.

Hang on.

The one per cent. That's a bit apt.

HT Tim Montgomerie

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