Would Trump Be Winning with a Midwestern Twang?

Dropped Rs (they-ah for there), added Rs (idea-r for idea). Ds instead of Ts (dees, dem, dose). Lots of aw (cawfee for coffee), and attitude—Okay? OKAY? This year, the election accent advantage is yuge. Maybe it’s crazy to argue that Trump’s pronunciation has helped him to the Republican nomination. Crazy is the new sanity. I’m a fourth-generation […]