Sunday, July 16, 2017
7 Things Selling Like Hotcakes Since Trump Won @alternet
7 Things Selling Like Hotcakes Since Trump Won @alternet: What we buy says a lot about who we are. You can always gauge the temperature of a place by its spending habits. The years after 9/11 saw a precipitous rise in sales of the Hummer, a car more suited to combat than the suburbs, and the perfect emblem of the fear pervading these United States at the time. More recently, Donald Trump’s presidency has sparked new spending trends, all indicative of widespread cultural ideas—and mostly fears—of what his tenure in office will mean.