…And That’s Why North Dakota Will Vote for Trump Again

The Dakota Access Pipeline, pictured under construction on Friday, July 29, 2016, in northwest North Dakota. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service

MINOT, N.D. — Not so long ago, I wrote a column in which I wondered if President Donald Trump was losing political favor here in North Dakota. A place which has been, since the dawn of his presidency, one of most ardent bastions of his political base.

Then a federal judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline emptied. As I watched Democrats on social media and elsewhere dance on the economic graves of thousands of North Dakotans, I realized what an idiot I was.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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