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The Boring Story of the 2016 Election – MattBruenig | Politics
So the overall story the data tells us is that Trump won with less white support than Romney because he managed to hold strong enough with female and nonwhite voters and because Clinton was so unpopular that she bled a significant enough portion of Obama’s coalition into the abyss.

The lack of attention to this story of Trump’s win makes sense because it is satisfying to basically nobody.

Liberals do not like it because they want Trump to mean some of their identitarian arguments are true and because it is extremely humiliating to the liberal establishment in general that their hand-picked candidate was world-historically weak. After writing delusional arguments saying the plain fact of Clinton being bad at politics (something Clinton herself admits) was actually wrong, it’s easy to understand why the post-election truth that Clinton lost because she’s very bad at politics is not one they rush to embrace.

Conservatives do not like it because they want Trump to mean at least something about how voters are not happy with liberal overreach.

And leftists do not like it because they want Trump to mean at least something about how the Democratic party’s refusal to embrace a transformative economic message is dooming it.
politics  2016  trump  clinton  election  counterintuitive  *** 
yesterday by gpe
FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration approved controversial nuclear deal with Moscow | TheHill
Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s atomic energy business inside the United States, according to government documents and interviews.
clinton  corruption  FBI  uranium  Russia  Obama 
5 days ago by tcgonline
Insider claims Bill Clinton is ‘heartsick’ over Hillary’s book tour | Page Six
Klein writes in his upcoming book that Bill warned Hillary a month before the election that she was losing and that she needed to campaign in the Rust Belt states.

“She told him he was delusional,” Klein writes.
election  clinton 
12 days ago by craniac
Exclusive interview: Hillary Clinton on where it all went wrong | The Sunday Times Magazine | The Times & The Sunday Times
First comes a man to switch the chairs. Then a young press officer to arrange their position. Two men in grey suits with tell-tale earpieces, the Secret Service
politics  US  Clinton 
14 days ago by nigelthomp
The (Draft) Indictment of Hillary Rodham Clinton - Judicial Watch
RT : Before Benghazi, Emails, & ClintonFoundation, there was . Trump should ask why DOJ is defending .
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23 days ago by nausley

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