A new survey and analysis of the 2016 election reveals astounding numbers explaining why Obama voters abandoned Hillary and voted for Donald Trump. It’s remarkable yet the Democrats in their autopsy blame everything but, and, in fact, they never mention the main reasons.
Both John Podesta and Robby Mook quietly told supporters they didn’t know how weak their presidential candidate was and how inadequate the vetting was. One can only imagine how the dishonest media added to the false image created by the Clintons and their media allies, even for her campaign managers.
Hillary had a history as a liar who tried to steal the White House goods upon her departure as First Lady. She achieved nothing as a New York senator and had a very blemished career in the State Department. The media told the people otherwise but the truth did come out.
The leaked DNC emails showed the primary was fixed against Bernie Sanders and it became clear The Clinton Foundation enriched the Clintons and their friends more than it helped any of the poor it was supposed to serve.
More than the many exposés, are her policies which favor the rich. Her policies were the same old tired ones that have not created jobs but grew Wall Street profits. People are tired of open borders and foreigners who take their jobs. The trade deals that have taken jobs are blatantly harmful to American workers at this point.
The arrogance of the woman who calls millions of Americans “deplorable” didn’t help. It added to the image of the Democrats as the party of the elite and the wealthy. Barack Obama pretended he was opposed to lobbyists, Wall Street and all the rest while he pumped them up with his crony policies. Now he’s getting his rewards from the super rich with lucrative speeches and long vacations on private islands. Hillary never stopped benefitting.
All of this showed up in a new survey.
A new analysis of election data reviewed in the NY Times shows that working class Americans were pivotal to Trump’s success. They “are economically losing ground and are skeptical of Democratic solutions to their problems.”
Having gender fluid bathrooms for a small minority of Americans and wearing pussy hats – unsurprisingly – doesn’t translate into real life and into jobs or salary increases. It makes Democrats look out of touch.
Hillary’s lucrative speeches to Wall Street and chatter about how she says one thing to them and another to the public likely didn’t help.
The poll found that
- 50 percent of Obama-Trump voters said their incomes are falling behind the cost of living, and another 31 percent said their incomes are merely keeping pace with the cost of living.
- A sizable chunk of Obama-Trump voters — 30 percent — said their vote for Trump was more a vote against Clinton than a vote for Trump. Remember, these voters backed Obama four years earlier.
- 42 percent of Obama-Trump voters said congressional Democrats’ economic policies will favor the wealthy, vs. only 21 percent of them who said the same about Trump. (Forty percent say that about congressional Republicans.) A total of 77 percent of Obama-Trump voters said Trump’s policies will favor some mix of all other classes (middle class, poor, all equally), while a total of 58 percent said that about congressional Democrats.
Thirty percent of Obama voters abandoned the Democrats because they didn’t like Hillary. An astounding 42 percent say the Democrat policies favor the rich. Half see their incomes going down.