In bed, only to hear that the Seattle protests are still going on

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I assumed that the protests ended a few hours ago. I was wrong. While certainly a smaller crowd than earlier, there's still some spirited protesters marching on at this late hour.

I'm sure that Democrats/HRC wish that they could have reached more of these energitic young folks to vote for her. Compared to Obama's 2012 re-election campaign the entusiasm gap for this election was significant (6 million less votes).

One of the stats that surprises me the most is women supporting Clinton over Trump by 54% to 42%; a healthy spread for sure, but about the same as the Democratic advantage among women in 2012 (55% Obama vs 44% for Romney) and 2008 (56% Obama vs for 43% McCain). Clearly, women did not rally behind Secretary Clinton to the extent that most anticipated (or at least hoped for).

While reviewing other stats, it's also very surprising to see Trump receive a higher percentage of the African-American and Latino vote than Mitt Romney did in 2012. A full breakdown of voter demographics can be found here.

(Video taken at 10:49 pm PST / downtown)


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iraj iraj (@iraj) Pinned comment
The situation may not be hopeless.
But if it's hopeless then you have nothing to worry about!
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ashianeh ashianeh (@ashianeh) Pinned comment
Presidency had become entitlement. Sanders had much more chances to defeat Trump , as polls afters polls showed during the primaries and yet establishment had another candidate in mind and along with the corporate media did everything possible to push for Clinton who was considered as one of them.
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