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I think that Hanson brushes over some of Trump's failings a bit here, but overall it's a pretty good summation of why he was victorious:

http://www.hoover.org/research/why-trump-won


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"Hoover.org"? Well, they're the 'experts' upon "vacuous suckages", so, why not? whistle
 
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In the words of Abraham Lincoln:
"You can fool none of the people none of the time."
 
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3931214/Police-attac...

This is why Trump won, these are the people your average American are sick of dealing with.


A pretty good read and a nice summation of the Obama legacy:


A failed health care law, non-existent economic growth, serial zero interest rates, near record labor non-participation rates, $20 trillion in national debt, a Middle East in ruins, failed reset and redlines, and the Iran deal were albatrosses around Democratic Party’s neck. Obama divided the country with the apology tour, the Cairo Speech, the beer summit, the rhetoric of disparagement (“you didn’t build that,” “punish our enemies,” etc.), the encouragement of the Black Lives Matter movement, and a series of anti-Constitutional executive orders.


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George Brinton wrote:
In the words of Abraham Lincoln:
"You can fool none of the people none of the time."

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GROGnads wrote:
"Hoover.org"? Well, they're the 'experts' upon "vacuous suckages", so, why not? whistle


Agreed, Hoover was a terrible president and introduced us to the horrors of the progressive movement.
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knucklesamwich wrote:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3931214/Police-attac...

This is why Trump won, these are the people your average American are sick of dealing with.


A pretty good read and a nice summation of the Obama legacy:


A failed health care law, non-existent economic growth, serial zero interest rates, near record labor non-participation rates, $20 trillion in national debt, a Middle East in ruins, failed reset and redlines, and the Iran deal were albatrosses around Democratic Party’s neck. Obama divided the country with the apology tour, the Cairo Speech, the beer summit, the rhetoric of disparagement (“you didn’t build that,” “punish our enemies,” etc.), the encouragement of the Black Lives Matter movement, and a series of anti-Constitutional executive orders.




If you truly believe all of this and you are representative of what Trump voters believe then it would explain his victory.

I'll be sitting on my cash waiting for the opportunity to obtain discounted real estate and equity once this man is allowed near the actual levers of power.
 
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Trump won because Democrats didn't like Clinton. Trump got fewer votes than Romney or McCain, so he didn't really increase the Republican vote (though he may have changed its demographic somewhat). But the main reason was the Clinton was not the candidate Democrat voters wanted (that may have been Sanders or Biden).
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GROGnads wrote:
:what: "Hoover.org"? Well, they're the 'experts' upon "vacuous suckages", so, why not? :whistle:


Pretty sure that's a different group...

Unless you're trying to make an analogy about how much Hillary sucked, in which case that was actually quite clever.



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sbszine wrote:
Trump won because Democrats didn't like Clinton. Trump got fewer votes than Romney or McCain, so he didn't really increase the Republican vote (though he may have changed its demographic somewhat). But the main reason was the Clinton was not the candidate Democrat voters wanted (that may have been Sanders or Biden).


Looking at total number of votes is not the right idea: if we went by total votes, Trump would have lost. But he outperformed Romney with less votes because the votes were far better placed.

It's not one of my favorite features of the US election system, but it's one that has been there forever, and a candidate has to account for.
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hibikir wrote:
Looking at total number of votes is not the right idea: if we went by total votes, Trump would have lost. But he outperformed Romney with less votes because the votes were far better placed.

It's not one of my favorite features of the US election system, but it's one that has been there forever, and a candidate has to account for.

Sure, true dat. Put it another way: Clinton did not get Obama's numbers in those battleground states.
 
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