Only 55% of farmers in the last Agri-Pulse poll before the election said they'd vote for Trump even though about 67% eventually did. I.e., many farmers were dubious of Trump before November but voted for him in the end because, like most Americans, they vote by party lines.
You could argue that the tariffs might change this dynamic, which many are, but there's little reason to think this might be the case if you look at previous elections.
The Reagan administration repeatedly told commodity producers to f*ck off during the Farm Crisis before sweeping farm country in 1984.
Here's the New York Times on the supposed farm revolt against the Republicans that year. ImageImage
The media goes through this every four years or so and I have no idea why. Here's another classic from the genre.…

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