Trump’s Victory Should Not Be So Surprising

Were voters still recovering from the financial crisis really going to choose the candidate funded so heavily by banks?

EVERYONE WAS WRONG! blared the New York Post Thursday about Wednesday morning’s election result. Not everyone; the people who voted for Donald J. Trump on Tuesday figured he had a fair chance. And the signs were there all along. Culturally, politically, and policy-wise, the country had a fair chance of choosing Trump, and not just in retrospect.

Consider the culture.

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