One person's gullibility is another's desperation. For those without work, or working multiple jobs to barely make ends meet or barely making ends meet on a salary that hasn't increased in fifteen years Trump's message might be seen as at least acknowledging their pain. Demeaning them is, as we've seen, a fool's choice - Hillary's Deplorables made the only case available to them .
Desperate times often call for desperate measures - Trump's victory should be understood as a Hail Mary pass by a large segment of the working population with nothing left to lose.
I think it's you who needs a reality check.
And lots of gullible voters bought the horse hockey shoveled by Trump. To those people in Youngstown or Saginaw or Ironwood or Storm Lake, if you believe a draft dodging New York real estate speculator, "reality show" host gives two $hits about your job or your Medicare, or closed factory, you are living in La La Land.
Danehy gets it right: Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election in the Electoral College despite winning the popular vote decisively. Glad to hear Danehy, apparently now a recovering Democrat, concede defeat without pointing fingers, making excuses and hoping for, mirabile dictu, a magic reversal in the EC.
The reasons for the Clinton loss are less mysterious than her apologists admit: the voters weren't buying very old wine in a shapeshifting new plastic bottle. The tone deaf DNC refused to accept the fact that voter "distrust" of Clinton was actually a tepid description of the real issue, many voters actually despised her - and not because of "30 years of attacks" by the far right. The Democrats became lost in the weeds an assuming they could hold on to the coalition of 2008 and 2012 Obama supporters while continuing to neglect the workers - remember them? - who once formed the backbone of the party.
Anyone not blinded by party-sanship should have recognized the incredible, boisterous enthusiasm expressed in the Sanders and Trump rallies meant something really important; that professional politicians are as esteemed as Tom's chicken rapists. In the end, the shocking spectacle was the Democratic Party imploding while the Republicans formed a national conga line and danced in the streets. Maybe the new Democratic leader, 76 year old millionaire Nancy Pelosi will come to the rescue. And maybe pigs will be spotted flying over the dome of the county courthouse.
It reads like Breitbart has taken something away from those that consider themselves mainstream. Or did their favoritism and agenda driven laziness cause them to give it away?
Bot four fraudulent votes in the country? Please you are embarrasing yourself. Give the judge in Detroit a call.
Let's also consider that competition makes everyone better. Why hasnt it worked the the msm?
Tin foil hats are on aisle 5. Next to the hemorrhoid cream.
Tommy. You don't like the system, write your congressman. Never mind. If it don't pertain to Mexico Raul the Fool ain't interested.
1960. The Yankees out score the Pirates 55-26. The Pirates won the series 4 games to 3. Why? Because in the world series first team to win 4 games wins.
Tom, ignorance is an excuse we cognoscenti often allow you, but smearing Breitbart et al borders on blasphemy of the lowest kind. Breitbart was Jewish, you know, and you risk charges of Anti-Semitism from the easily offended. My percentages, numbers and even assumptions about Philadelphia in 2008 and 2012 are well-documented, but hastily excused as mistakes and double-counting by the Enquirer in Philly. There is even a well documented prosecution of the Black Panther poll-thugs. Why did you avoid mentioning the successful but fruitless suit against Pima County's billion-dollar fraud called RTA where Election officials admitted using software that "flipped" dozens of Precincts and stole thousands of votes that were opposed to the massive Transportation Authority boondoggle? When you prate about documented vote-fraud in the 2016 election you obviously are unaware that these things take time. Are you ashamed of yourself, or just teasing the pitch-fork hoi polloi?
Tom, quit feeding the trolls!
Those savage beasts may rise above your wrist while you're doing so and remove your hand!
At the very least, Bill Heuisler may threaten you by mentioning that "you better hope that the two of you don't meet in public".
Ask Ron Barber about that threat.
As of December 1st, there have been exactly FOUR documented cases of voter fraud in this year's election. FOUR. In the entire country. One Iowa woman tried to vote for Donald Trump twice. Some guy in Texas (falsely) claimed that he was working security for the Trump campaign by trying to prove that he could vote more than once. A woman tried to use an absentee ballot to cast a vote in the name of her dead husband and a Florida woman who was actually counting absentee ballots was adding votes for a mayoral candidate of her choice. (There is no evidence that she did anything to the Presidential vote, one way or the other.) Obviously, Bill H. and others have been getting fake news from crap websites like WND. I don't get it. Your guy is going to be President. He and his people worked the system to perfection. But there is absolutely no doubt that Hillary Clinton will end up with nearly three million more votes than Donald Trump. She will NOT have a majority, but rather a plurality of roughly 48% to 46%. Those are facts, not Breitbart B.S. Why is it so hard to be a gracious winner?
Danehy is so proud to be the floating turd in the liberal toilet bowl known as Tucson.
Mark Harmon probably knows a loser when he sees one and ignored Tommy. Sorry, Grammar Maven but Tommy was never correct in his life.
The President "raping a chicken"?
That's right Danehick, keep it classy
Sincerely, Danehick Sux
PS -- And a hearty slap on the back for yet another name dropping reference from your oh-so-illustrious past (this time to actor Mark Harmon).
@What Happened to Common Sense?
Tom Danehy is correct. The "was" refers to "none", i.e. "not one", which is singular and which therefore requires a singular verb. Thus: "NONE" (not one) of those Midwest states WAS close enough..."
Tom, that "whopper of a lie" about big city theft of votes can be checked out in 2012 Philadelphia for instance (you know, the city with the club-wielding Black Panther poll workers). Obama received over 90% of the 2012 vote in over half Philly's 66 wards, 99% of the vote in 7 wards and 100% of the vote in 59 Wards. In places like Cook County, Chicago and St. Lucie, Florida there were 10% to 30% more votes cast than there were registered voters. Those Black Panther poll workers had plea-bargained down to a misdemeanor when they were cut loose by the Obama AG Holder's orders.
Don't be nave, I've got more, but you get the drift. Hell, don't you remember our own RTA vote where the Elections Administrator admitted switching software to "flip" precinct votes. That was a billion dollar theft.
"none of those Midwest states was close enough to warrant one."
Tommy Tommy Tommy, a plural(states) followed by was? Wouldn't "were" be more appropriate?
And Stephen Mnuchin is a dumb ass? Get your request for college refund completed in triplicate (3). They owe you one.
Denigration, meet yourself.
And my vote should have counted for more than the vote of an illegal. That's what leaves me thinking she did not win the popular vote.
Let's all support showing pictured ID at the polling places and stop these mail in ballots. Too much possibility of fraud.
Trump can cut a deal with Walgreens for 99 cent pic'd ID cards for the poor.
And do not trade them for cigs or beer!
I have a question for the powers that be at the TW. Why do you allow this blithering idiot to use your paper to show your readers what a total, clueless fool he is? His stupidity is truly mind boggling.
You obviously dont know how the Clintons operate. And who does what for them. Donna Brazile eliminated her reputation trying to help them cheat. We will never know the truth about the vote count. But it doesnt matter. The Electoral College rules and he won it.
I am NOT in favor of a recount; none of those Midwest states was close enough to warrant one. I trust the election process. However, denigrating voters in big cities is rather petty. The votes of the farmer in Nebraska and the guy who works at a fast-food place in Downtown L.A. should count exactly the same. And Bill Heuisler, please tell me that you don't really think that Donald Trump got more popular votes than did Hillary Clinton. He will get more electoral votes and will become President. My candidate lost and I will deal with it. But please don't repeat that whopper of a lie that the Democrats somehow stole millions of votes. That's just embarrassing.
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