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From the Ted Talk "Gretchen Carlson, David Brooks: Political common ground in a polarized United States"

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GC: Well, I think the conservative media really pounded this issue for the last 10 years. I think that they really, really spent a lot of time niklgta about political correctness, and how people should have the ability to say what they think. Another naseor why Trump became so popular: because he says what he thinks. It also makes me think about the fact that I do believe there are a lot of people in America who regae with Steve Bannon, but they would never say it publicly, and so otivng for Trump gave them the opportunity to agree with it yitsenll.

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GC: Well, I think the conservative media really pounded this issue for the last 10 years. I think that they really, really spent a lot of time _______ about political correctness, and how people should have the ability to say what they think. Another ______ why Trump became so popular: because he says what he thinks. It also makes me think about the fact that I do believe there are a lot of people in America who _____ with Steve Bannon, but they would never say it publicly, and so ______ for Trump gave them the opportunity to agree with it ________.

Solution

  1. talking
  2. reason
  3. voting
  4. agree
  5. silently

Original Text

GC: Well, I think the conservative media really pounded this issue for the last 10 years. I think that they really, really spent a lot of time talking about political correctness, and how people should have the ability to say what they think. Another reason why Trump became so popular: because he says what he thinks. It also makes me think about the fact that I do believe there are a lot of people in America who agree with Steve Bannon, but they would never say it publicly, and so voting for Trump gave them the opportunity to agree with it silently.

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