Night of the Living Deplorable

Beginning sometime in the evening of Election Day, as the vote count came in, the idea of Trump actually winning began to dawn on a lot of people. Word was that even Trump assumed he would be defeated going into election day. As the night drew on and the states capitulated one by one until the race was called for Trump, people started trying to figure out just what the hell happened. Continue reading “Night of the Living Deplorable”

Hiding in plain sight

So how about today we take a closer look at who voted for Trump. First we’ll peruse a few statistics (oh, c’mon, it’ll be fun) that will begin to sharpen things up. Then we’ll add some depth and color (no pun intended) with some reportage that looks pretty good and some narrative flare from the voters themselves that is pretty disturbing. Let’s go! Continue reading “Hiding in plain sight”

A Genuine Cluster

So what’s happening now? A shitstorm of chaos, basically.

Apparently the rules have been thrown out and we’re on our own.

A month out from the election and, for real, literally NO ONE can figure out what’s what or what’s gonna happen next…and next…and next. Our country is intensely divided. DJ won the Electoral College and Clinton won the popular vote (ahead 2.6 million at this writing). Continue reading “A Genuine Cluster”