Michael Moore and Jimmy Dore were correct: the disenfranchised wanted a populist but instead they got Donald Trump.
The Dems did this to themselves when they didn’t pick up the signals from the population and saw fit to derail the Sanders campaign. I know Bernie well because Vermont borders Quebec and over the years I saw a hard-working, honest and intelligent man who cared deeply about fairness and correcting injustices.
Americans voted instead for an opportunistic narcissist who promised to “Make America Great Again” without actually specifying what that means and he was spurred on by an internet echo chamber where one gets the news they want to hear and where fact-checking is optional if not outright discouraged. Most of what Trump said over his campaign was replete with false hoods.
Half of America now hates the other half because they have turned elections into referendums on social wedge issues instead of concentrating on sound fiscal policy and helping to bolster the downtrodden that are increasingly dotting the landscape while the top rung gets richer.
The people with the little red Trump hats are in for a rude awakening when he isn’t able to deliver what they need but if nothing else now Bill Maher will have 4 years of very rich material to work with for they have just allowed a man with the temperament of a 12 year old to lead the country.
Watch Stephen Colbert put this into perspective…