Absolutely correct. This was mostly about the Republicans winning by spreading fear of the “other,” one of the oldest and most despicable ploys of politics. They played race against race and country against city and bearly won because a few careless (self-righteous) Democrats couldn’t bring themselves to vote for Hillary — the lesser of two evils by a country mile.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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