Analyzing the Results of the 2016 Presidential Election

Donald J. Trump is going to be the 45th President of the United States. I have been wrong about Trump throughout the entire run of this election. I thought his lead in the primary polls would evaporate once actual voting had to be done. I did not think he would secure the GOP nomination and when he did I didn’t believe he would be the next President. I’m telling you that I was wrong and comicly wrong at that so that you can determine how many grains of salt to take with the rest of my post. But this post is my analysis of what happened.

I will also, in the interest of full disclosure, tell you that when I voted a few weeks ago, I left the Presidential section of my ballot blank. I did not like Trump, I did not like Clinton and for awhile I was intending to vote for Gary Johnson. His lack of knowledge of foreign policy prevented me from doing so. I’m telling you this because I want you to understand that I had no dog in this fight much like when I watched game 7 of the world series last week.

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Election Season

The Iowa Caucuses have taken place which means that the 2016 Presidential election cycle is officially underway. Yes, we’ve had all of the pre-election debates and other nonsense, now it is time for some actual voting to occur. I would say that the time for talking is over but these are politicians and really all they do is give speeches and appear in campaign ads. I can’t say that the time for talking has begun because um, it started last May or something.

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The Presidential Election Royal Rumble Pool

The other day, when former Presidential candidate Rick Perry dropped out of the race, I was talking to my main man Art Shimko. We decided that given the number of major party candidates this year we really should have done a Presidential candidate Royal Rumble pool.

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