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2016 Postmortem

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Wed Nov 30, 2016, 07:08 PM Nov 2016

Many Factors Contributed to This Disaster, but Which Was #1 [View all]

I continue to indict James Comey: Without his unprecedented interference, we'd not only have HRC as President, but a Democratic Senate as well.

But perhaps you've a different view...

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6 (22%)
Media gave Trump billions in free exposure
1 (4%)
Media spent too much time on Hillary's e-mails
2 (7%)
A combination of #s 2 & 3
6 (22%)
Complacency on the part of the Clinton campaign
2 (7%)
Republican failure to stand up to Trump
0 (0%)
Voter suppression
1 (4%)
Russia and/or Wikileaks
0 (0%)
Bigotry: racism, misogyny, antisemitism, xenophobia, etc
3 (11%)
Other (Please Specify)
6 (22%)
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NOT voting!!!!!! benld74 Nov 2016 #1
Agree. That and the "protest" votes for neither candidate or those cast for Johnson ... Auggie Nov 2016 #11
You're right, of course Bobbie Jo Nov 2016 #16
HRC Numbers are up with Obama's 2012 ...this meme is not a true factor uponit7771 Nov 2016 #17
Calling your opponent's supporters "deplorables" just motivates them to vote. PoliticAverse Nov 2016 #2
all the handwringing over that is mighty rich. Sure it was politically inconvenient, JHan Nov 2016 #4
"and there was a political price to pay for it" - that's the point. This isn't about... PoliticAverse Nov 2016 #6
You're right, I know.. Eleanor Holmes Norton was alarmed as well but.. JHan Nov 2016 #7
That's your #1 reason? NCTraveler Nov 2016 #10
Russian hacks of state vote counts CanonRay Nov 2016 #3
comey killed the momentum in the final stretch. JHan Nov 2016 #5
Other: White Evangelical Christians. Buckeye_Democrat Nov 2016 #8
A lot of it was just bad luck. We won the popular vote and lost by a hair in rust belt Quixote1818 Nov 2016 #9
Crosscheck Botany Nov 2016 #12
We ran an insider in an outsider year. Vinca Nov 2016 #13
Other: the ability of parties unknown to steal elections electronically. eom planetc Nov 2016 #14
Political cycle creates an undertow geek tragedy Nov 2016 #15
Comey should resign. HE IS A TRAITOR trueblue2007 Nov 2016 #18
Couldn't pressbox69 Nov 2016 #23
Hubris nt sarisataka Nov 2016 #19
left vs right giving way to populism vs establishment NRQ891 Nov 2016 #20
the bad luck of Weiner NRQ891 Nov 2016 #21
NAFTA Dems to Win Nov 2016 #22
and everything you said about NAFTA, Ross Perot warned of in 1992 NRQ891 Nov 2016 #26
Russian involvement and dark money flamingdem Nov 2016 #24
Low-information voters turned out to vote Retrograde Nov 2016 #25
Combination, elleng Nov 2016 #27
Media calling it for Clinton weeks ahead, Dems got cocky and mis-spent time & money. kerouac2 Dec 2016 #28
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