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Trump voters were most worried about what comes next

Donald Trump speaking at a rally
President Trump speaking at a Make America Great Again rally. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

A new academic study finds that Trump voters' anxiety was driven more by fear of what may come than by anger over the past, according to a New York Times account by Niraj Chokshi that shot to #1 on the site's Most Popular list.

The big picture: Economic anxiety was cited as a reason why Trump voters supported him despite any misgivings or doubts they had about him, but this study suggests that may not have been the case.