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The "Lifestyle" vs. Trump

A friend recently came to me with a burning concern. Apparently two of the last women he'd chatted up as potential subs--intelligent, articulate women--had confessed to being Trump supporters. This mystified him.
"Why would anyone in their right mind--women, no less--especially ones who lead an alternative lifestyle--vote for that walking personification of civil rights violating, white male privilege?"
I didn't know what to tell him, exactly. But skipping over the, "in their right mind," factor, I decided to ask around and research the situation and look for answers. A few details did come up.
What could possess someone to support an administration that has criticized alternative lifestyles (Mike Pence, Jeff Sessions), exhibited racism, mocked the special needs group, and tons of other things outside of the norm?
1) Heritage-It's how they where raised. Some times your parents saying the same thing over and over, no matter how much you want to rebel ag…