And so fate stepped in to the amazement of some and the horror of many when through the vagaries of the Electoral College, an opponent saddled with much political baggage, an effect dose of voter suppression gimmicks, and Putin excited to shill for a man of a kind made to cause all sorts of problems for his arch rival the good old US of A formed the perfect storm to put Trump into the White House.
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I know it is not your point, but this sentence seems incomplete without mentioning the outsize role played by misogyny in the election.

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