A Donald Trump supporter attends the election night party of Wisconsin’s Republican governor Scott Walker, who was narrowly defeated by Democrat Tom Evers in a race seen as a key test of partisan control in the Midwest. The Democrats may have regained the majority in the House of Representatives, but the Republican Party is now Trump’s to direct. Photo: Reuters
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

All in all, US midterm results are but a blip in the great populist revolt

  • Andrew Sheng says election gains by the Democrats and the predictable Trump tweets that followed show that America is fundamentally divided over values
  • The fear and anger that drive the rise of the right will continue to propel the dismantling of the old international order

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A Donald Trump supporter attends the election night party of Wisconsin’s Republican governor Scott Walker, who was narrowly defeated by Democrat Tom Evers in a race seen as a key test of partisan control in the Midwest. The Democrats may have regained the majority in the House of Representatives, but the Republican Party is now Trump’s to direct. Photo: Reuters
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