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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