Agreed, but in my analysis, neither party has represented the working class since Reagan, and the Republicans are effectively social Darwinians, which means they implicitly approve of a scenario in which the masses languish under the rule of corrupted leaders. The masses have to suffer to prove they're dominated. That's how a dominance hierarchy works. American conservatism is just animalism, in contrast to liberal humanism.
But for the last several decades, as Thomas Frank shows, the Democrats began to represent coastal elites (the richest ten percent), not the working class, so they no longer support unions or structural reform of American capitalism or democracy.
The blue-collar workers are therefore disenfranchised, somewhat like the African-Americans before the latter could vote. So the working class lash out, trolling the establishment with fake populists like Trump