The truth hurts It's not just that a majority of white women voted for Donald Trump; only 43% of them voted for Hillary Clinton

Jill Filipovic, attorney and feminist writer, ignores reality: What Donald Trump Thinks It Takes to Be a Man Jill Filipovic1 | November 2, 2017 Donald Trump is a new kind of old-school American man. In some ways, he’s a throwback to days when authority and power were exclusively white and male by definition, when displays …

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The political scientists are missing the point It isn't demographics or issues which determine election results; it is the candidates themselves

From The Wall Street Journal: Coalition of the Descendant ‘I argued that demographics favored the Democrats. I was wrong.’ By James Freeman | September 15, 2017 | 10:51 a.m. ET Hard as it may be to believe, this could be the beginning of the end of identity politics. The intellectual godfather of the Democratic Party’s …

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The New York Times tries to explain the Russia connection; Hillary Clinton tries to explain her loss

From the Opinion Page: The Russians Were Involved. But It Wasn’t About Collusion. By Daniel Hoffman1 | July 28, 2017 Russians are fond of a proverb, “besplatniy sir biyvaet tol’ko v mishelovke”: “Free cheese can be found only in a mousetrap.” Having long considered the United States its main enemy, the Kremlin deploys a full …

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I’ve seen this before

From The New York Times: The Democratic Party Is in Worse Shape Than You Thought Thomas B. Edsall | Contributing Op-Ed Writer | June 8, 2017 Sifting through the wreckage of the 2016 election, Democratic pollsters, strategists and sympathetic academics have reached some unnerving conclusions. What the autopsy reveals is that Democratic losses among working …

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Why didn’t the Democrats see this before the election?

From CNNMoney: Rust Belt voters made Trump president. Now they want jobs by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | March 3, 2017: 7:26 AM ET The United States is making more things than ever before. Yes, you read that right. Manufacturing output is at an all-time high, according to one government statistic (others indicate it’s near …

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Republicans and Democrats on economics

We noted, last September, an article by Heather Long stating that, “The general public has ‘extremely little factual knowledge’ about the job market and labor force,” and: The U.S. unemployment rate is only 4.9%, but 57% of Americans believe it’s a lot higher than that, according to a new survey by the John J. Heldrich …

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Post Election Stress Disorder: Psychologists actually have a term for the crybabies who can’t accept the election results

From Fox News: ‘Post-Election Stress Disorder’: Vets Take Issue With New Term for Upset Liberals Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 0845 A state of depression among Democrats has been a nationwide theme since the election of President Donald Trump. And now, doctors are treating this crippling anger as an unofficial medical condition. “Post-election stress disorder” …

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Sit down and STFU!

From Camped on the Right: VP Joe Biden to Democrats: “It is Over” Yesterday, January 6th, 2017, during a joint special session of Congress to certify the results of the Electoral College, the presiding official, (VP Joe Biden), was interrupted several times by House Democrats, and, at the end, by a few disgruntled snowflakes in the …

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Oh, wahhh! The media are upset that Donald Trump ditched the press pool again

I did not vote for Donald Trump, but so far, he’s impressing me. From CNN: Trump ditches press pool to play golf By Eugene Scott and Kevin Liptak, CNN | Updated 3:07 PM ET, Sat December 31, 2016 (CNN) President-elect Donald Trump ditched his press pool Saturday to play golf, the latest example of his …

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Yes, Barack Obama would have (probably) won a third term!

From The Washington Post: President Obama says he could have beaten Trump — Trump says ‘NO WAY!’ By Michael Kranish December 26 at 5:02 PM President Obama said in an interview released Monday that he could have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “if I had run again.” In his most pointed critique yet, Obama …

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