Saturday, February 18, 2017
(2/18/2017 02:00:00 PM) - Al
These are 2 unrelated links...but they aren't. This drives people to find a more common sense party. And, makes many shake their heads with disgust.
Remember in the days after the election, we heard a lot about the "hidden Trump voter." People who voted for him, but would not tell pollsters they were going to, for fear of being judged or made fun of or attacked.
So, since then, the left has doubled, tripled, quadrupled down. If you voted for Trump you are evil, stupid, racist, sexist, and so on. So, I'm sure many think this would change the minds of those reluctant Trump voter.
This is why I am a contrarian.
What has happened, you ask? Those quiet Trump voters are no longer quiet, at least many of them are not. They have looked at the facts and decided they don't want to be on that side that bullied them, that called them names, that belittled them. They know that white women voted for Trump 52-43. If you put 9 white gals in a room, 4 of them are probably Hillary supporters, and will gladly tell the other 5 how awful they are. Meanwhile, the other 5 are relaxing in their majority status, and quietly thinking they're glad those 4 want nothing to do with them.
And, the funniest thing is, white men have been by far the most vocal about how awful Trump is...they voted for him 62-31, a true 2-1 margin. Even the college educated whites supported Trump, 48-45. White women who are college grads barely went for Hillary, 51-44...a group one would think she won 90-3 if one looks at Facebook and Twitter. Louder is not better. As I often point out, louder actually hurts. Loud is not polite. It drives them away.
Most of all, white both parties supported their candidate almost exactly the same(88-8 and 89-8), independents broke for Trump, 46-42, just like they have done in governor, Congress, and legislature ballots all across the nation. When Obama took office, a scant 8 years ago, the Dems had 1000 more seats. His legacy is one of chasing away the middle while appealing to criminals, the extreme left, and socialists. He never hid his disdain for the military and law enforcement. The public noticed.
2/18/2017 02:00:00 PM