He netted fewer votes, but happened to get the right votes in the right places
And will again. Money is the root of all voters. Most people have seen a larger paycheck. Many people are back to work including those in our mill. Many old farts like me have seen drastic increases in our portfolios.
Will people risk that this is still an Obama economy? Maybe in year one but not now. Prior to posting I just checked my mutual fund accounts and I've done extremely well since the beginning of the year despite the ups and downs of the market.
Do I care about a wall? Not as much as I do my family's financial stability.
Do I care about what's going on in the Middle East? Not as much as I do my family's financial stability.
Do I care about golden shower hookers, Russia Gate, and a loud mouth outspoken leader? Not as much as I do about my family's financial stability.
Selfish? Probably. Realistic for many people? Definitely.
Trump wins again unless the democrats find a middle liner who will allow us to keep our guns, use gender specific restrooms, and wave our flag. Voting is not an educated response. It is an emotional response.
Trump will pick up an additional 5 electoral votes in 2020 . Safe bet.