Since President Donald Trump continues to tout his huge Electoral College victory, it is important to restate how razor-thin his margin of victory actually was.
He lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by nearly 3 million, and more than 5 million people voted for third-party candidates.
Also, the number of votes that translated to electoral wins in three key states were minuscule: 11,600 in Michigan, 68,000 in Pennsylvania and 27,000 in Wisconsin. That’s a grand total of 106,600 votes.
Take heart, everybody, an election this close will not happen again in generations, and in 2020 any third-party candidate will not be nearly as competitive.
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Since Trump’s approval rating is skyrocketing (not), how do you think the next election is stacking up? Four years of scandal is not a recipe for success. They say, “Give him a chance.” I say, “A chance to destroy our Constitution and the fabric of our culture? No way.”
Also, do not forget the failures in fortitude and integrity of our congressional representatives: Rep. Andy Barr and Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul