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The rise of billionaire Donald Trump in the Republican presidential race was caused by the anger of ordinary Americans at the failure of the US political establishment to cope with the problems mounting on them, Senator Bob Corker said in a statement.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Corker argued that Republican voters were furious at their party’s leaders for failing to prevent President Barack Obama from carrying out his liberal agenda or pushing through any measures to end the tidal wave of illegal immigration.

“What’s happening in the Republican primary is the result of two things: the fecklessness and ineptness of the Washington establishment in failing to address the big issues facing our country, and years of anger with the overreach of the Obama administration,” Corker stated on Friday.

Trump has also capitalized on popular dissatisfaction with what the public has branded is corruption in the US government hypocrisy in the media, imposed speech codes that are euphemistically called “political correctness” as well as the troubling decline of the US economy.

The revolt has extended among Democrats and Independents, as many Americans throw their support behind Senator Bernie Sanders, though mostly for different reasons.

“[T]o be candid, I think the American people should be angrier than they are.” Corker added.

The senator urged his fellow Republicans to “[f]ocus more on listening to the American people and less on trying to stifle their voice.”

Corker has not yet endorsed a Republican presidential candidates.

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  • cast235
    Russia could outperform U.S all it wants. But the mind set, with so many years of propaganda and brainwash is taking it's toll.
    The world been spoon fed , that U.S citizen are a MASTER RACE.
  • hopscotch64
    There is no easy path out of the quagmire the United States finds it's in domestically, as a matter of fact things will get much worse before the tipping point is reached and an all out insurrection is conducted by the American people. The advent of the TIPP trade agreement will be one more nail in the coffin of the political and corporate plutocracy as well as the upcoming war in Korea. These wealthy imbeciles are digging their own graves with a bull dozer.
  • FlorianGeyer
    “[T]o be candid, I think the American people should be angrier than they are.” Corker added.

    If that statement is indeed a reflection of what the American people think there may be hope for America. The Hollywood induced stupor of self interest and false history may just be lifting.
    We will see in November.
  • jas
    How does Obama have anything to do with anger at GOP regulars? What's driving Trump's popularity is decades of extremists (Reaganites) and faux conservatives controlling the GOP and trying to snuff out any influence that doesn't come from corrupt politicians, AIPAC or corporate interests.
  • jas
    I hope the Democratic Party implodes too. Each party should be good for about 3-4 parties of different views. If the US had a 7 or 8 party system instead of 2, we'd see a big difference.
  • FlorianGeyerin reply tocast235(Show commentHide comment)
    cast235,
    'The world been spoon fed , that U.S citizen are a MASTER RACE '.

    So was the Dinosaur in its time .
  • dvdgrg09
    “[T]o be candid, I think the American people should be angrier than they are.” Corker added.

    The senator urged his fellow Republicans to “[f]ocus more on listening to the American people and less on trying to stifle their voice.”

    On the other hand, Corker is as angry as he imagines he is supposed to be to enhance his position as a politician. But why would anybody want to listen to a bunch of ignorant American buffoons?
  • in reply tojas(Show commentHide comment)
    jas, the working people in the private sector are a good percentage of the gop. The democratic side favore those who look for govt services, minorities who have jobs with the state and federal branches. Almost another form of welfare by giving those that are unfit to work in the private sector, state and federal jobs. So now that the sides have been divided politically, the gop voters are disgusted with the present administration catering to those in the country that are considered non productive people who feel they are entitled to what ever they want and not work for it. So the anger comes from the gop supporters realizing that their elected officials did not represent them at all and caved into the current administrations demands. So the people on the republican side are demanding someone to stand up for their rights because they are the true working class who's taxes are going to waste by giving it to non productive lazy people. The person who they feel is not part of the corrupt political machine is Donald trump
  • hp
    And through it all the 5th column M$M has remain steadily on the side of its paymaster traitors.

    The M$M head honchos and Tokyo Rose reporters think the heat will fall on the politicos only, but no. The 5th column's very words and reports are the evidence which will be used at their future trials and hangings.
  • wconell
    You have no idea how mad some Americans really are. A spark at any moment can set off something we don't want to think about.
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