Why don’t Trump voters feel betrayed? Because they’re getting what they wanted.

Why doesn’t President Trump’s base feel betrayed yet, as so many observers think it should? Pundits have argued that they would feel alienated by his State of the Union address, his firing of Stephen K. Bannon and his trip to Davos to mingle with the global elite.

Our research suggests it might be because Trump is delivering the traditional conservative policies that large shares of his voters wanted all along. CONT.

Jan Zilinsky & Joshua Tucker (NYU), Monkey Cage