Tuesday, May 02, 2017

"There Appears to Be a Growing Consensus that Obama-Trump Voters Were a Much Bigger Problem for Clinton than Superior Republican Turnout"

"So: It was the Obama-Trump voters, in the Rust Belt, with the economic anxiety. Disaffected workers in deindustrialized America, who believed that Trump was a genuine populist—and sympathized with Bernie Sanders's critique of the Democratic Party—cost Clinton the election.
"But then, so did insufficient Democratic turnout."
Eric Levitz at New York looks at 2016 post-mortems.

"The fact that she was in a position to lose because of the Comey letter, ah, is something that deserves some introspection."

And David Axelrod adds his on CNN.

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