Americans Went to the Polls Yesterday and Chose the Nation’s First Female President

Hillary nominatedShe just didn’t get elected.

Trump secured more Electoral College votes and thus won the election.  (Technically, he needs to wait until the Electoral College votes on December 19, 2016.  By the way, there is such a thing as a “faithless elector“–just saying).

But it looks like Hillary Clinton will win the popular vote.

This has happened four other times in American history: 1824, 1876, 1888, and 2000.

This is what I was talking about in Episode 13 of The Way of Improvement Leads Home podcast when I said that it was actually the Founding Fathers who were the first politicians to “undermine our democracy.”

Or as my friend Paul Harvey put it:

 

2 thoughts on “Americans Went to the Polls Yesterday and Chose the Nation’s First Female President

  1. Seriously? You think the Electoral College rigs elections? Our nation is not a pure democracy. If it were, then Wyoming, Nebraska, the Dakotas, and the rest of ‘deplorable’ flyover states would be ignored by politicians. I say this as one who did not vote for Trump. Trump tapped into the masses of poor whites who have been routinely dismissed by both parties. Read Hillbilly Elegy to understand why Trump got elected.

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