As the data from the exit polls is flooding in, all of the numbers point to the conclusion that there is no objective basis for the charges of racism. The percentage of whites who voted for Trump – 58% — was actually a percentage point less than those who voted for Romney in 2012. The problem for the left was that not every Hispanic and Black bought into the need for voting straight progressive as the race hustlers would have them, nor the need to show up and vote. Among both Latinos and Blacks, Trump outperformed Romney. Most importantly, some ten million less Latinos and Blacks showed up to vote in 2016 than did in 2012. I am sure Van Jones, faced with that fact, would chalk it up to an incredibly efficient voter suppression effort by white Trump voters.
Not that any of this will matter to progs. They may be fact free, but they are narrative strong. Do not expect to be able to engage in rational debate with most of these people. We are beyond the point of any possibility of bipartisan agreement or governing with most of them. They want to play winner take all. There is no room for tolerance or dissent in their world. We should engage in rational debate whenever possible, but we must be prepared to play winner take all as well when it is not. Given that most of these people are pajama boys and Triggley Puffs, I like our odds.
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