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Roll Call: Hollywood Discovers America!

by Emily O'Connor

The WG’s David Winston’s latest piece for Roll Call looks at parallels between “Roseanne” and the concerns heard in focus groups over the past few years about living paycheck to paycheck:

Watching Roseanne Barr’s second act last week, I realized as I listened to her character vent about her family’s economic situation that she would have fit right in with most of these voters. Her issues in the sitcom were the same ones that drove the 2016 election — jobs and the economy coupled with people’s growing frustration that their government seems unable to deliver solutions to their problems.

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