That reasoning is sort of an oxymoron. It is true that Mrs. Clinton was a seriously flawed candidate that I and many others was not thrilled to vote for, but she did gain more votes than many who were elected president.

I wrote an article listing ten reasons why Trump won. It only takes a tiny fraction of each reason to equal the Trump Victory.

Another way to look at it was that because of the vagaries of the Electoral College, it required but a mere 80,000 votes spread across three states to throw the election to Trump. That could have amounted to nothing more than a few Democrats simply wanting to express a desire for change just for the sake of change.

Historically it is very common for the fickle public to vote for a president exhibiting a persona totally opposite of the previous one. And that certainly is the case with Obama and Trump.

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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