The Perils of Identity Politics | The American Conservative

According to CNN, 53 percent of white female voters voted for Donald Trump. Fifty-three percent. More than half of white women voted for the man who bragged about committing sexual assault on tape, who said he would appoint Supreme Court justices who would overturn Roe v. via Pocket
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David French on Twitter: “Given Hillary’s collapse in lower-income support, maybe America’s poor citizens want better policies more than they want gay wedding cakes.”

Given Hillary’s collapse in lower-income support, maybe America’s poor citizens want better policies more than they want gay wedding cakes. via Pocket
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Thousands of anti-Trump protesters jam downtown Boston | Boston Herald

Thousands of demonstrators, mostly young people, have converged on Boston Common tonight to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s stunning election victory. Chants of “My Body My Choice,” “Black Lives Matter” and “Love Trumps Hate” reverberated around the park. via Pocket
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Althouse: Suddenly, the place where I live isn’t called the “Blue Wall” or the “Fire Wall” anymore. It’s: “Rust Belt.”

When we ceased to operate to generate power for the Democratic Party, it was back to the old insult. via Pocket
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Dear America, This Is Important — Trump Did Not Win Because of Racism | National Review

Last night, CNN analyst Van Jones — after offering his congratulations to Trump supporters — got quite emotional, claiming Trump’s win represented something he called a “whitelash.” Here’s the footage: If the data supports his assertion, we shouldn’t shrink from it. via Pocket
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UT political scientist: Red heartland helped Trump win

A University of Tennessee political scientist Wednesday described Republican Donald Trump’s upset of Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday as “we’re not a California election” and a “revenge of the flyover states” in America’s red heartland. via Pocket
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I Answer Your Questions About Predicting President… | Scott Adams’ Blog

Did the United States Just Elect a Monster? No. Clinton’s team of cognitive scientists and professional persuaders did a terrific job of framing Trump as scary. The illusion will wear off – albeit slowly – as you observe Trump going about the job of President and taking it seriously. via Pocket
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