When Hillary Clinton said she believes "half of Trump's supporters" can be put into "the basket of deplorables," no one could have predicted the way they would embrace the term.
Clinton prefaced the phrase by saying she was being "grossly generalistic," but Trump fans had all they needed.
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"Deplorables" appeared on mugs and T-shirts. It became a marker to point to the elitism of Clinton and a rallying cry for those who...