In a historic turn of events, last night Donald Trump proved that predictions can turn out to be false. What once was a distinct advantage for Democrat Clinton literally turned overnight in Donald Trump’s favor, bringing him the title of elect-president. The entire world is still stunned by the sudden change of heart of so many Americans, the question on everybody’s lips being: why did Hillary Clinton lose the elections?
Just yesterday the United States seemed ready to welcome the first female president in the country’s history. The media was ready to report on how women have gone a long way from being able to vote to being elected to the highest position in the country. However, all the ink is now being used to describe Donald Trump’s acceptance speech and Hillary Clinton’s wound licking method of choice.
This is not the first time that Clinton was robbed of the chance of becoming president. Current President Barack Obama managed to steal the nomination from under her nose back in 2006. However, her fans accepted defeat and turned their attention to America’s first black president, a Democrat with good promises that seemed eager to make a change.
Now, she lost again, but the defeat seems to taste more bitter than ever. Secretary Clinton managed to lose the presidential race to a man that was accused of sexism, racism, and bigotry. While she seemed to dominate the debates, the Democrat forgot that the people want to resonate with the commander in chief, not just agree with him/her.
According to political analysts, the two have been the perfect opponents for each other. One was a man of the masses; the other has spent more than half her life in the political environment. Mr. Trump may have said many incriminating things, but he did not know any better at the time because, as Madame Clinton pointed out several times, he lacked experience.
Donald Trump may have been a brute sometimes, but the people understood him. His volcanic temperament was nothing like the calculated posture of the Madame Secretary.
Jeff Guillot, director at the Global Generations Institute and political sciences teacher, declared that both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama won the elections due to their laid back attitude that made voters regard them as human beings and not political machines.
In the end, Clinton’s impeccable references and attitude were her demise as the email scandals would not have had the same proportions if Donald Trump stood at the center of it.
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