Al's Ramblings

Monday, February 20, 2017

(2/20/2017 08:00:00 PM) - Al

Scott Adams was right all along. He not only insisted Trump would win, even when down in all the polls, he explained why, and that Trump was smarter than the naysayers and the common folks would carry him to victory.

Luckily for us, we had the Huffington Post and the vast majority insisting Adams was a fool. I was laughed at and mocked for suggesting on election eve that Trump would fall one state short. 265 electoral votes? "I doubt he gets over 165." A Facebook friend (who has since unfriended me, I can only assume because I'm a damn deplorable rube) said Hillary would win by a Reaganesque margin, even the southern states would never vote for him. When a high school classmate who now lives in Kentucky backed me up and said "I do not know a single person who will vote for Clinton. She has no chance," he was told he needed to stop hanging out with toothless rednecks (see the bullying behavior of the left) and hang with a better class of people...hinting, I guess, like himself (for those curious, Trump won KY 63-33).

Adams got it right, we all got it wrong, just some far more than others. Nate Silver, 90 days later, is still making excuses, proudly pointing out the polls that had Hilary winning by a small margin was correct, even though he and most serious prognosticators use state polls, which were off by 10-15 points...because they're so much smarter than the rest of us. 

It's very difficult not to notice that the sky is falling and the end of the world folks are one and the same as the Trump has no chance folks. They're still trying to lay the blame elsewhere. See, I told you so.

As usual, I'm far too busy enjoying myself every day to worry about their negative outlook. It's exhausting to surround yourself with such fictional gloomy gus silliness.

2/20/2017 08:00:00 PM

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